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Rose and Black Funeral Home - Stoneboro
Monday January 2nd, 2023
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Rose and Black Funeral Home - Stoneboro
Monday January 2nd, 2023
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Elizabeth L. "Betty" McQuaid

Elizabeth L. “Betty” McQuaid, 82 of New Lebanon, passed away on December 28, 2022 at QLS-Mercer. Betty was born in New Lebanon on May 24, 1940 to the late Fred and Eleanor (Smith) Miller. She was a graduate of Lakeview High School class of 1958. She worked for 22 years in housekeeping at Allegheny College as well as housekeeping for the Cochranton Post Office.

Betty was a member of Mt. Hope United Methodist Church and very active over the years. She was also a member of the Stoneboro Garden Club. She enjoyed traveling and had visited Alaska, Hawaii, and seven different countries. She will be remembered as a good neighbor and someone who was always willing to help others. Most of all she loved being a grandma and spending time with her family.

Betty married her beloved husband; James L. McQuaid, Jr. in 1958, he preceded her in death in 1982.

Betty is survived by her children; Cindy McQuaid of St. Petersburg, FL, Carolyn (Richard)Beggs of Sandy Lake, Christine McQuaid of New Lebanon, and James H. McQuaid of Sandy Lake, grandchildren; Pastor Bradley (Amanda) Beggs, Brittany Beggs, Daniel (Kassie) Kaltenbaugh, Jacob McQuaid, and Jenna McQuaid, great-grandchildren; Myla, Seth, Judah, and Shiloh Beggs, siblings; Thomas (Leatrice) Miller and Pearl Gregory, sister-in-law; Nancy Miller, and brother-in-law; Tom McQuaid.

In addition to her husband and parents, Betty was preceded in death by her siblings; Rebecca Mason, Walter Miller, Ronald Miller, and Jeanette Zinz.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rose and Black Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 99 Franklin Street, Stoneboro, where visitation will take place from 12 pm – 2 pm on Monday, January 2, 2023. A funeral service will follow at 2 pm with Pastors Janet Pratt and Bradley Beggs, officiating.

Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.RoseAndBlackFH.com


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A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth McQuaid

Kim Powell Jan 3 2023 6:26 AM

Our sincerest sympathies from Joyce and Mt. Hope Church Family. A donation to the Memorial Fund has been made in Memory of Betty. Joyce Myers

Joyce A. Myers Jan 2 2023 11:01 PM

My heartfelt sympathies, 🙏 and ❤️. Losing is never easy when we love . The best is yet to come. Absent from the body and present with the Lord.

Patricia Zbell-Henry Dec 30 2022 8:19 AM

Betty McQuaid was the best neighbor. Our children called her "The Vegetable Fairy" as Betty often left veggies and fruit on our doorstep and we never saw her do it. As our children grew, "The Vegetable Fairy" got more playful by adding our son's plastic garden snake to the veggie gifts or planting garlic in our garden when we weren't home. She had the best strawberries and gave them to us hulled and clean, ready to eat. It was a joy to allow her to have as many of our apples and pears as she wanted each year. We loved being able to give back to her in this way. Two of our children's baby teeth were lost at Betty's while eating an apple in her dining room. She was so useful in raising our new family with phone calls "you left your car door open" or telling us how our dog did while we were away camping. Betty always remembered our family at Christmas and we enjoyed decorating her porch with balloons for her birthday. Adam enjoyed his long visits with Betty as he sat with her for hours. After she moved, we loved sending her homemade cards and pictures that she hung on her door. If someone said they knew our family (from a concert with The Devine Inspirations) Betty would tell them how SHE KNEW The Devine Inspirations. We couldn't have asked for a better neighbor and have greatly missed seeing her. We will continue to pray for all of her loved ones. May God give you the peace that you ask for in Jesus' name. - Rebecca, Adam, Bellina, Cole, and Lillian Devine

Rebecca Devine Dec 29 2022 8:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth McQuaid

Vickie Boggs Dec 29 2022 2:48 PM

My deepest sympathy to the family.

Sandy Snyder Dec 29 2022 2:29 PM

Sorry to hear of Aunt Betty’s passing. Many memories of going to her house when we would visit. Love to all. Debbie

Debbie Aldridge Dec 29 2022 9:57 AM

Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy are with your family at this sad and difficult time. Wishing you comfort and peace as you remember the happy times you shared...
Keith and Rosalyn Miller

Rosalyn A Miller Dec 29 2022 6:35 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth McQuaid

Deborah Patton Dec 28 2022 11:32 PM

I'm so sorry. She was a great lady and neighbor. Her and my dad have a lot of catching up to do now.

Joyce Dec 28 2022 8:34 PM

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