Elizabeth “Betty” Fringi was born in Granville, NY, and passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021, at Holyoke Health Care Center after a short illness.
Betty was predeceased by her parents Alfred and Frances (Woodard) Shephard, and her brother Edward (Sonny). Betty worked in various positions, including regional manager for Schatz Stationary. In that role, she helped open the new store in the Holyoke Mall. She was also employed by Schermerhorn’s Seafood in Holyoke.
Betty is survived by her significant other, John Beis, Jr. of Holyoke with whom she resided. She is also survived by her sisters, Emeline Shephard, and Gloria Young (Allen); her niece, Tonya Sumner (John); and her grand-nephews, Joshua and Nicholas Sumner, all of Granville, NY.
A funeral service followed by a burial in Forestdale Cemetery in Holyoke was held for Betty on Thursday, December 30.