Elizabeth “Betty” Marie Angevine
June 8, 1937 - January 1, 2018
Betty passed away in Livermore on New Year’s Day after a brave battle with cancer.
Born in New York City to Arthur and Nona Angevine. She grew up in Pennsylvania, Washington State and Virginia. She graduated high school from St. Mary’s Academy in Alexandria, VA in 1955. She attended Holy Cross Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, UT and received her diploma in 1959.
Betty moved to San Francisco in 1962 and was a head nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital. Later in her career she was a hospice nurse for Hospice by the Bay. After retiring, she helped lobby for affordable housing for the elderly in San Francisco.
She is survived by her sister Loraine A. Swaim of San Ramon, nephew Chris Swaim of Livermore, niece Mary A. Hickmott of Tracy, grand nieces and nephews Ryan, Nikki, Andrew, and Megan. She will be greatly missed by her dear friend and companion Linda Forcier and her many other friends and colleagues.
Her ashes will be buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma. Graveside services will be held on January 20, 2018 at 2 p.m.