Colgan, Helen E. "Betty", in CT, formerly of Dorchester, peacefully, with her family by her side, April 9, 2012. Beloved daughter of the late George & Margaret (Ryan). Loving sister of the late George E. Dear sister-in-law of Jeanne Colgan Esterquest & her husband David of Hebron, CT. Dear aunt of Pamela Masterson & her husband Brad of CT, Jacquelyn Aldrich & her husband Larry of CT, Edward & his wife Jeanne of OR, Erin Boyle & her husband Richard of CT, Ryan Beattie & her husband Timothy of CT, Michael E. of CT, and the late Bonnie L. Dear friend of Ganga Shingh & his wife Yaminee of Dorchester. Also survived by many grand nieces, grand nephews, and friends.
Visitation in the John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St.(near Gallivan Blvd) DORCHESTER, Saturday 1 to 2pm. Funeral Services in the funeral home at 2 o'clock. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Interment Milton Cemetery.
Graduate of English High 1940, and Simmons College, class of 1944, M.S., Library Science. Children's librarian City of Boston for 44 years.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Betty's name to: VNA Healthcare, Attn: HOSPICE Team, 103 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105.