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Elizabeth  A. (Greeley) Carberry

Elizabeth A. (Greeley) Carberry
  • September 14, 1931 - June 10, 2022
  • Waltham, Massachusetts

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“I have many fond memories of family Christmas and Easter get togethers. Aunt Betty was always full of fun. She will be missed. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Walter Prince - Family

“I have so many fond memories of Betty as I grew up, being friends with Karen. She was always quick-witted & funny, with a smile on her face. ...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Loretta Ryan - TEWKSBURY, MA

“Dear Carberry Family,I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was a very kind, sweetand loving lady. Many fond memories of her and your Dad...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Kathi Tracey- Castagno - Waltham, MA

“Dear Jimmy, Bobby, Jack, Ed and Karen -Paula and I send our thoughts, prayers and love and hope the many, many happy memories you shared with your...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Steve Oliveri - Waltham, MA

“My condolences Bob & family on the passing of your mother & grandmother.Regards,Lynda ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Lynda Beauchamp Hamilton, Ontario

“Words can never take the pain away from losing a family member especially a mom. My husband and I send our deepest condolences to your family...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Menna Laforest - Woonsocket

“Sending peace and love during this difficult time. May the many memories flourish in your hearts and keep her close. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Lori Gelinas - Athol, MA - Friend

“Please receive my deepest condolences. May God give you peace an serenity during these difficult times. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Nati Castaneda - Guelph

“Bob and Michael,I am so sorry to hear such a sad news about your mom and grandmother. Please accept my deepest condolences.Ines ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Ines Oykitch - Guelph, OH

“Carberry Family - I'm so sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Toby W - Findlay, OH - Coworker

“May your hearts and souls find comfort and peace knowing that Betty is finally free from the chains that bound her. I pray the light that shone...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Janeen Boutwell - Findlay, OH

“mom, thank you for everything ❣ i love you.AND for the family, thank you guys for the privilege of being a part of a wonderful family. may God...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Mary yamazaki-carberry - Norton, MA


Elizabeth A. 'Betty' (Greeley) Carberry, of Harwich, formerly of Waltham, died Friday, June 10, 2022. She was 90.

She was born on September 14, 1931, in Newton, daughter of the late Joseph and Helena (Cavanaugh) Greeley. Raised in Newton she was a graduate of Our Lady's High School in Newton. She married John H. 'Jack' Carberry in Our Lady Help of Christians Church in August 1957. They lived in Waltham since 1962 and retirement moved them permanently to their summer home in Harwich in 1993. They also spent many happy winters in Sun City Center, Florida. Jack and Betty celebrated 60 years of marriage before his death in 2017.

After staying at home to raise her five children she returned to work and was a teacher's aide at the Whittemore School in Waltham. She was an active grandmother in helping to raise her nine grandchildren. She loved working in her yard at the Cape, membership and friendships from the Red Hat Society on the Cape, volunteering at the thrift store in Harwich, and dancing.

In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by siblings Joseph, William, and John Greeley.

Betty leaves her children, John J. 'Jack' Carberry (Megan Scobie) of Newton, Robert M. Carberry (Mary Yamazaki-Carberry) of Norton, James M. and Edward S. Carberry, both of Waltham, and Karen A. Serdy (Robert) of Sandwich; grandmother of Michael and Keiko Carberry, Danielle Preston (Neil), Joshua Carberry, Sara, Matthew and Lauren Serdy, Elizabeth and Patrick Carberry; sister of Richard Greeley of Burlington, Michael Greeley (Joanne), Carol Scaltreto, Virginia Greeley all of Waltham, Mary Kane of Harwich; sister-in-law of Carol Greeley of Newton, Mary Lou Arsenault of Burlington, and Anne Prince of Malden; and many nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will honor Betty's life by gathering for a calling hour on Thursday, June 16, from 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington Street, NEWTON, followed by her funeral Mass celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorials in her name may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

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245 Main Street Waltham, MA 02453
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