WESTFIELD – Elizabeth “Betty” (Graham) Lundberg, 94, formerly of Western Circle and most recently of Sawmill Park in Southwick died Thursday, February 14, 2013 in a local nursing home. She was born in Berwick-on-Tweed, England on December 14, 1918 to Alexander and Annie (Harvey) Graham.
Betty lived in Westfield after coming from the UK as a “Warbride.” She was a member of the Royal Air Force during WWII and worked as an airplane mechanic also known as “Aircraft Woman”on Canadian Bombers. Betty was very proud of her Scottish and English heritage. She was an avid knitter and crocheted many afghans and sweaters. She was involved with the Westfield Women’s Club the Westfield Theater Group and the Senior Center. She enjoyed her pets and gardening.
She was predeceased by her husband, John J.W. Lundberg in 1997. She leaves a son, John G. Lundberg and his wife Diane of Greenville, SC and a daughter, Carol A. Lundberg of Huntington and two nieces, Kathleen Humes and Gillian Shale and a nephew, John Graham all of the UK. She was predeceased by her siblings, Alex and William Graham and Jean Drinkwater.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. from Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad Street, Westfield with burial to follow in Pine Hill Cemetery in Westfield. Calling hours will precede the service from 12:30-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Donations in Betty’s memory may be made to Shriners Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.