- December 29, 1929 - January 27, 2017
of Elizabeth's Passing
- Donations may be made in Betty's memory to:
AMADA Senior Care
95 Ashley Ave.
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Barry J Farrell Funeral Home
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“Betty always had a kind word, a twinkle in her eye and a love for life! I was truly blessed to have known Betty!
1 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Hillsburg - MA
“I am sorry for your loss. Betty was a wonderful colleague and helper during her many years at Holyoke community college.
2 of 7 | Posted by: Sue Mackler - Florence, MA
“Cindy and family.Worked at HCC with your Mom many years and always love her laugh and beautiful smile. She was a wonderful person. My deepest...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Laura (Howard) Gronski - MA
“GiGi- We will miss you always and hold your memory forever in our hearts! We love you!!! Love Kara and Kaleigh
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kara Williams - South Boston, MA
“To the Robert Family: My prayers go out to you all at such a difficult time. Cherish all the memories and let her fly with the angels now.
5 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Bara - Easthampton, MA
“My deepest sympathy for the passing of your beloved mother. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Robert family and especially with my dear...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Graca - Westport, MA
“Dear Cindy and family. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. . I have heard some wonderful memories about your Mom and...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patty Murphy - Holyoke, MA
HOLYOKE: Elizabeth "Betty" Burnham (Cloudman) Robert, 87, died peacefully in her sleep on January 27, 2017. She was born in Elmira, New York and lived in Horseheads, New York on December 29, 1929 to Christine M. (Tanner) Cloudman and Herbert G. Cloudman. She graduated from West Springfield High School in West Springfield MA. She was a Rainbow Girl and Eastern Star Member and remained a member of the Golden Chapter No. 5. She attended classes at Holyoke Community College and received a degree in Executive Secretarial. She was the Staff Assistant to the Dean of Continuing Education for over 40 years. She received the "Secretary of the Year" Award in 1973 and she was a 2005 recipient of Emeritus Status at Holyoke Community College. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 59 years, Howard L. Robert. She is survived by her sister, Florence L. Bozenhard of Fayetteville N.C., and her four children Cheryl Robert and her wife Rose Williams, Lynn Owens, John Robert and Cindy Brosseau and her husband Jim Brosseau. She also leaves behind 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She loved all sports but she was a huge fan of the Patriots and Red Sox. She also attended the Senior Center in Holyoke on Wednesdays' and loved to play bingo!! The funeral will be held Wednesday at 9:00am from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke, followed by Mass in Blessed Sacrament Church at 10:00am. Burial will be held in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00pm. Donations may be made in Betty's memory to AMADA Senior Care, 95 Ashley Avenue, Suite F, West Springfield, MA 01089.