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Helen (Betsy) Nolan Holloran

February 18, 1919 November 30, 2017
Helen (Betsy) Nolan Holloran
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Obituary for Helen (Betsy) Nolan Holloran
Helen (Betsy) Nolan Holloran, born February 18th 1919 passed away peacefully on November 30,2017. A lifelong resident of Rochester, eldest daughter of Helen S. Nolan and James A. Nolan. Betsy attended Number 1 School, Sacred Heart Academy and Monroe High. She graduated from the Katherine Gibbs School in Boston and had a long career as a secretary including various positions in the Administrative offices of the U of R. She worked for a number of physicians, for the Rochester Bicentennial and was a private care-giver for children well into her 70s. Betsy was active in local peace, environment, and anthroposophy groups and was a unique spirit to all who knew her. She lived in Browncroft for over 50 years and traveled widely. Formerly married to Walter J Holloran, Betsy survived by her daughter Susan Holloran and her husband, Richard N. Blue of Bluemont Virginia, her niece Ann Menihan, nephew Jerry Menihan as well as her extended family Peter Holloran of Rochester, and Stephanie Holloran of Charleston, SC. Betsy was pre-deceased by her sister Ann Nolan Menihan. Remains will be placed at St Rose of Lima Cemetery and a memory gathering will take place in spring 2018 at her home. Details will be posted at a later date.
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