Betty L. (Swan) Bartlett, 91 a long-time resident of Keene and formerly of Satellite Beach, FL. died on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Westwood Care Center in Keene. She passed peacefully while resting after a period of declining health.
Betty was born the daughter of the late Grace (Bardwell) and Daniel Swan on March 21, 1929, in Swanzey, NH. She was educated locally and grew up in North Swanzey.
She was formerly married to Robert LaBarre in Keene. Later in life, she exchanged vows with Raymond “Sonny” Bartlett in 1959 in a simple service with close family and friends in attendance. Sadly, Sonny passed 2002 after forty-three years of marriage.
Betty was a businesswoman. She would buy properties, fix them up, and sell them. She had quite the knack for real estate and investments. She also worked at Fort Pierce Jai lai in the banking and bookkeeping office for twenty years. She was a kind soul that was always willing to help other people.
Time was spent crocheting afghans, home designing her properties, home furnishing her properties, and playing golf.
Ms. Bartlett is survived by her son Daniel LaBarre and his wife, Ann Kellam of Putney, VT. In addition, she leaves, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. She is pre-deceased by her son, Robert LaBarre Jr. who passed in April of 2019. She is also pre-deceased by her sister, Vona LaBarre who passed in 2014.
In keeping with Betty’s wishes, there are no calling hours. Burial will take place in the family lot on Monday, August 17, 2020, at 10 am. at Monadnock View Cemetery, Park Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. Flowers will gladly be accepted. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the use of masks and social distancing will be required. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com