Betty J. (Connolly) Lafond, 75, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home on January 27, 2021. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Edna (Peloquin) Connolly.
Betty worked on the assembly line for General Motors, Framingham, retiring in 1993, and previously worked for Bancroft and Hasbro. She was an avid BINGO player, enjoyed playing slots, loved camping, gardening, taking care of her yard and appreciating her pine trees covered with snow, food from Iggy's, cookouts, and most importantly, spending time with her family.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna Nickerson and her husband, Ian, of Woonsocket; her brother, James Connolly of Saco, ME; three granddaughters, Donna "Diddie" Webber and her husband, Randy, Sr., of Old Town, ME, Jessica Bernard and her husband, Timothy, of Chepachet, and Rebecca Alexis of Woonsocket; and seven great grandchildren, Randy Webber, Jr., Destiny Webber, Kyle Webber, Amber Higginson, Caleb Higginson, Jahzarah Alexis, and Jahnayah Alexis; as well as, many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Roger, Michael, Raymond, and Pauline Connolly.
Private funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Woonsocket Animal Shelter, 242 Clinton St., Woonsocket, RI 02895.
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