Friday, 19 August 2011 00:00
Elizabeth (Betty) C. (DeRusha) Schwab, 89, of Manhasset, NY and Naples, FL, died peacefully Aug. 14 at St. Francis Hospital. A longtime resident of Manhasset, she was an avid golfer, loved to read and was a consummate NY Times crossworder. A person with a warm heart, generous spirit and strong character she will be eternally loved by family and friends.
Beloved wife of Charles E. (deceased) for 51 years and beloved mother of Elizabeth A. Masone (Leonard) of Manhasset, NY, Jeanne M. Freeman (Anthony) of Locust Valley, NY, Anne T. Schwab of New York City, Carol M. Brennan (William) of Amityville, NY, Charles G. Schwab (Tammy) of San Diego, CA. Betty was a most loving grandmother to 10 grandchildren.
Arrangements were made by Fairchild Sons Funeral Home for visitation on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 1570 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, NY 11030. A funeral mass was held Wednesday, Aug. 17, at St. Mary’s RC Church, Northern Blvd., Manhasset, NY. Interment followed at Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington, NY.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Betty’s honor to St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY.