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Mary Elizabeth Staniels

Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Staniels

April 7, 1938 - June 13, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 80


Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Staniels, 80, of Manchester died June 13, 2018 at a local healthcare facility.
Born in Cranston, RI on April 7, 1938, she was the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Staniels. She earned her bachelor's degree from Keene State Teachers College and a master's degree from Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College.
Prior to retirement, she had been employed as an English teacher at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton for many years.
She enjoyed every summer at her home on Hampton Beach, going to shows and luncheons with her many friends.
Above all else, she cherished time spent with her family and friends.
Family members include her cousins Brenda Mullen, Larry Joyce, Bob and Joan Joyce, Neil and Karen Joyce; her sister-in-law Ann Staniels; niece Linda Staniels; nephews, Brian Staniels, Kevin and Jodi Staniels; many other family members and dear friends. She also leaves behind her precious cat "Patches".
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Monday, June 18, 2018 in St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Meetinghouse Road, Bedford. Burial followed in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bedford.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the NHSPCA, 104 Portsmouth Ave, Stratham, NH 03885, The Salvation Army, 121 Cedar St, Manchester, NH 03101 or to NH Catholic Charities, 215 Myrtle St, Manchester, NH 03104.
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