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Elizabeth A. `Betty` (Harding) Alvarado

Quincy, Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Harding) Alvarado, age 79, a lifelong Quincy resident, died Friday, October 6, 2017 at home.

Betty was born in Quincy to the late Stanley L. and Gertrude C. (Rhenbeck) Harding, Sr. She was raised in Brewer’s Corner and was a graduate of Quincy High School and later earned an associate degree from Quincy College.

She was employed as a social worker for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the Quincy Department of Transitional Assistance for twenty-six years and served as union steward.

Betty was a caring person, she volunteered as a foster mother for several years and was well known for helping others. Betty was talented in crocheting and truly loved making blankets for family and friends. She was a longtime member and past president of the Quincy Emblem Club.

She was an avid dart player and belonged to many local dart teams. She enjoyed taking trips to various casinos.

Most of all, she was dedicated to her family and especially to her grandchildren and great grandchildren, actively supporting all their activities and accomplishments.

Beloved wife for thirty-four years of the late Jose Antonio “Toni” Alvarado.

Devoted mother of Mark T. Eisenhauer of Deming, NM, Milton James Eisenhauer, Jr. of Cocoa Beach, FL, David B. and Robert B. Eisenhauer, both of Quincy, Bettyanne M. Sylvia and her husband Charles of Port Orange, FL, Phillip F. Fisher, Jr. and his husband Jerry of El Paso, TX, Virginia A. “Ginny” Gilmartin and her husband Sean of Hanover, Juanita A. Alvarado and her husband Jonathan F. Ford of Manchester, NH.

Loving grandmother of Katie, Diane, Melissa, Ryan, Richie, Sean, Mary, and Jonathan. Cherished great grandmother of Davey, Xavier, Kareem, and Elanya.

Betty was the last of nine siblings and was special aunt of Barbara, Joanne, Stanley, and many other nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Thursday, October 12th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 – 8 p.m.

For those who wish, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.


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October 21, 2017
Auntie,You meant everything to me,I’m so sorry I wasn’t able to make it to your goodbye,I’m devastated-Thank you for always being my biggest supporter and keeping my daddy’s memory alive for me, I love you forever ❤️

~ Darlene Richman


October 11, 2017
I love you and I miss you R.I.P in heaven with tío Tony❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻😘

~ Maribell Alvarado


October 10, 2017
Love ya boop your one of the great ones for sure

~ Timothy Giguere jr


October 10, 2017
you were like my second mom you will be very missed you had an amazing smile you knew how to take your time and listen when someone needed to talk I'm sorry I couldn't spend more time with you but now you can be with your best friend tell my mom I said I love and miss her love you always

~ jami-lyn fuentes (murray)


October 10, 2017
Betty will be missed dearly. She was a beautiful person , whom I've had the privelege of knowing. I'll miss our chats. But you will always be in my heart Betty. Reat in Heavenly Peace with Toni. I know you'll be watching over everyone.Love you Betty ❤

~ Dawn Henchey


October 9, 2017
You will be missed. You were a thoughtful caring woman with a big heart. Fly high with the angels and watch over us now as you always have.

~ Lorena mariano


October 9, 2017
She was a wonderful woman and she will definitely be missed it was nice looking at all the pictures she took me in when I could in when no on e else would she was my mother best friend from children hood wish I caould be there I live in Sc now 🙏🙏🙏❤️🌹🌹🌹

~ Tina Nichols


October 9, 2017
I will miss you Betty! You will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

~ Dana (Cavallaro) Dunford


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