Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Belson Flynn
Elizabeth (Betty) Flynn, 87, of New Canaan, Connecticut passed away peacefully on May 28th, 2021 with her loving family by her side. She was born November 9th, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Walter and Margaret Belson.
Betty was the third of four children. Her family moved to Maryland during WWII, when her father took a position with the American Trucking Association. She attended St Martin’s School in Gaithersburg, the Holy Cross Academy in Washington, and was a 1955 graduate of Trinity College in Washington, where she majored in Chemistry. After studying at the Graduate School of Library Science at Catholic University, Betty worked for the Bureau of Naval Aeronautics Library. It was in the D.C. area where she met her beloved husband Tom. The couple was married at the Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda on May 31st, 1958. During their early marriage they lived in Washington for a year while Tom completed medical school, Cooperstown, New York for his internship year and then spent three years in Baltimore for his pediatric residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins. In 1963 the family, now including four young sons, moved to New Canaan where they have lived very happily for fifty-eight years.
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