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Mrs. Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Simms) Booye
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  • Masconomet Scholarship Fund,
    C/O Olga Langlois
    20 Endicott Road
    Boxford, MA 01921

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“I am so sorry to hear your mother died, I wish I had known I would have attended the funeral.Your mother was so loving and kind. I have loved seeing...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Ann O'Connor (Strong) - MA

“Patti and Liz, I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I knew her before I knew you! I was always late for class and she always wrote me a note...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Betsy Malik - San Antonio, TX

“For the 28 years Betty worked at Masconomet, I was greeted with such a warm smile every day. She is one of the most loving and caring people I have...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Dick Meegan - Boxford, MA

“We will sadly miss Betty's beautiful smile and loving way. She was a good friend and she was always happy and looking out for all. She will always...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Helen & Don Marcotte - Amesbury, MA

“We were so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. What a great lady. For so many years she was the smiling, friendly face that greeted you when you...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Richard Dussault - Topsfield, MA

“Dear LizThough I didn't know your beautiful mother personally, I know her through Jo and a very special moment. I am sending much love and heartfelt...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dianne Schepis Salmon - Friend

“I'm sending my condolences to the family of Mrs. Booye!! I have gotten to know her from being the secretary in High School at Masonomet!! She was a...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kate Mann - Ipswich,, MA

“Please accept our heartfelt sympathy at such a difficult time as this. Your Mom was a beautiful lady and a wonderful friend.Love and prayers, Alice,...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Alice Tierney - Middleton, MA

“Rest in peace Mrs. Booye. I'm so lucky that I was able to have not only met you through high school, but also outside of school. You were truly one...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Nicole Marcotte-Acres - Sale2, NH


TOPSFIELD- Mrs. Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Simms) Booye, 83, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late Lawrence Donald Booye, died Monday October 24, 2016 at home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Cheivers) Simms. Raised and educated in Atlantic City Betty was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School.

Mrs. Booye had been employed as an Operator for Bell Telephone for many years. After raising her family, Betty returned to the work force and was the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Vice Principal at Masconomet Regional High School for 28 years.

A loving mother and grandmother, Betty created a loving and supportive environment for her family in many ways, including; embracing the true meaning of holidays, celebrating birthdays, nurturing physical, emotional and spiritual health and through her actions, teaching the importance of honesty, faith and unconditional love. Betty was proud that her children earned college degrees and found happiness in life.

A longtime resident of the Town of Topsfield, Betty was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Parish and a proud volunteer in her town. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and many friends, whose lives she touched over the years.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Murphy of North Andover and Patricia Logan and her husband Jeff of Groveland, her six grandchildren, her brother George Simms and his wife Nancy of Georgia and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Dorothy Broderick and Barbara Simkins.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass will be held in St. Rose of Lima Church, Park St., Topsfield on Friday October 28, 2016 at 1 P.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. A Visitation will be held at the church, prior to Mass, from 12 to 1P.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Rte 62) Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Betty's memory to Masconomet Scholarship Fund, 20 Endicott Rd., Boxford, MA 01921, C/O Olga Langlois. To share a memory or off a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.