Elizabeth “Betty aka Tiny” (Kayser) Beckwith, age 79, of South Weymouth, Massachusetts passed away peacefully May 9, 2019 at Colonial Rehabilitation and Nursing Center after fighting a long and courageous battle with cancer and COPD. Betty was born in Trenton, NJ, raised in South Boston and lived in South Weymouth for 54 years. She volunteered with the Meals on Wheels program for several years. Betty was an avid collector of eclectic items, enjoyed being near the ocean, and had a passion for gardening. Betty’s true love, however, was taking care of her family. She is survived by her children Laura and Tom Boonham of Bedminster, NJ, Karen Charles of Warwick, RI, Michael and Natalya Kelly of New Boston, NH, James Beckwith and his daughter Myriad Beckwith of South Weymouth, 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, her brother Charles “Buddy” Kayser & his wife Evie.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours for Betty on Saturday, May 18 from 10am-12pm in the C. C. Shepherd Funeral Home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.) S. Weymouth. The Funeral Service will follow the visiting hours at 12pm at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Weymouth.
Donations may be made in Betty’s memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, www.cancer.org.