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October 23, 1954 ~ December 8, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Westfield - Betty (Farnsworth) Saunders, 68, passed away on December 8th, 2022 with loving family by her side after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Betty was born on October 23rd, 1954 in Springfield, MA to the late Harrison and Phyllis (McCarthy) Farnsworth.

Betty lived most her life in Southwick, MA and attended Southwick schools. 

She worked as a CNA and later went on to become a PCA providing care for people in their homes. 

Betty loved the game show Family Feud, she never missed a night! In her spare time she enjoyed doing puzzles and playing bingo with the girls. In recent years, she also loved going to the beach and on many adventures with her sister in law.

Betty leaves behind her son Jeffrey Farnsworth and his wife Mechelle of Lake Wales, FL, Her brother Robert Farnsworth of Southwick, her sister in law Rita Farnsworth of Westfield, her four grandchildren; Dustin Farnsworth of Southwick, Tanner Farnsworth of Southwick, Kara Fuller of Jamaica Plain, MA, Morgan Ferris of Southwick, and her great granddaughter Emma Shiveley.  She will be sadly missed by her niece Audrey Farnsworth-Herbert of Southwick, her nephew Matthew Farnsworth of Southwick, and her five grand nieces and nephews; Mariah, Madison, Bailey, Connor and Devin all of Southwick, MA.

Contributions in Betty’s memory can be made to the Sister Caritas Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center, donations may be mailed to Mercy Medical Center - Office of Philanthropy
Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 320635, Hartford, CT  06132-9900 Online donations can be made at:

All services for Betty are private and have been entrusted to Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Highway, Southwick, MA

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