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Elizabeth Ann (Johnson) Staudt, 87, of Aiken, SC, formerly of East Granby, CT, and Hartford, VT passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 13, 2015. She was a beloved wife of the late William C. Staudt for 57 years. Betty leaves her son Lawrence D. Staudt of Drogheda, Ireland, daughter Ruth E. Staudt (formerly Chris) of Fort Meyers, FL formerly of West Hartford, VT, and brother Daniel Johnson of Aiken, SC. She was a good friend to her daughter-in-law Dawn H. Staudt and sister-in-law Noel R. Johnson. She was also much loved by her sister-in-law Mary Louise Johnson, and brother- and sister-in-law John and Eby Staudt, all residing in California. She was a loving grandmother to her six grandchildren, Nathan, Jamie, Daniel, Sarah, Grace, and Addie and two great-grandchildren, Thomas and Scott. In addition to her husband, Betty was predeceased by her son, William C. Staudt, Jr. and her brother, H. Richard Johnson. Born in Englewood, NJ on May 10, 1928, Elizabeth Ann Johnson was the second child born of the late Horace Adam Johnson of Boston, MA and Grace Lower Thorp of Philadelphia, PA. She grew up in New Jersey and met her future husband in Teaneck, NJ. William honorably served his country in the Navy during World War II, and after his return married Betty in 1951 and they settled in Teaneck, NJ. After high school she attended Peabody Institute in Baltimore and Katherine Gibbs School in New York City. She was a loving mother, and worked as a waitress to help put three children through college. She enjoyed knitting, quilting, nature walking, and most of all her grandchildren. She was an accomplished classical pianist. She held the family together during hard times, had a great sense of humor, and a love of reading and learning. She was a member of the Aiken Baha'i community. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 5th, 2015 at Elmwood Cemetery in East Granby, CT. There will be no public calling hours. After the service friends and family are welcome to visit with the family at Homewood Suites, 65 Ella Grasso Turnpike, Windsor Locks from 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please honor Betty's memory by sending memorial donations to their local Hospice in her name.

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