LACONIA, NH - Elisabeth S. Davis, 88, of 21 Ledges Drive, Taylor Community, died peacefully at Taylor Community, on Wednesday, September 5, 2012. She was the widow of William W. Davis who died in 2007.
Survivors include three daughters: Nancy Mills and husband Earl of Alexandria, NH, Betsy Davis and husband Ned Ellsworth of Pepperell, Linda Davis Amsden of Sanbornton, NH, and son, Jeffrey A. Davis and wife Bonnie Kudlicki of Richardson, TX, and two grandchildren, Seth Amsden of Somerville and Mariah Amsden of Northborough; one brother, John Shannon and wife Maybelle, of Brewster, NY; one nephew and five nieces. In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Davis was predeceased by a brother, William Shannon.
Mrs. Davis was born March 27, 1924 in Boston, Mass., the daughter of William and Marie (Davidson) Shannon. She resided in Medfield for 14 years, then Westborough for another 22 years before moving to Laconia, NH in 1988.
Mrs. Davis studied commercial art at Worcester Museum School of Art and was employed as a commercial artist for many years. After retiring, Betty became interested in collecting and selling dolls and did so for over 20 years. Mrs. Davis and her husband traveled throughout the US extensively and to Europe several times. They both enjoyed skiing, golf and photography.
Services will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to Central NH VNA & Hospice, 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246 or to the charity of one's choice.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family.
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