Marblehead — Mrs. Elizabeth M. “Betsy” (Rodgers) Magee, age 76, died on Monday, April 28, 2014, after a lengthy illness. A lifelong Marbleheader, she was born on March 7, 1938 to Clemmons M. and Ida Josephine (Roster) Rodgers. She graduated from Marblehead High School, Class of 1956.
Betsy is survived by son, James H. (Jeannie) Magee of Stow, Maine; daughter, Mary-Jo and son-in-law-to-be, Brian S. Handley of Sutton, Mass; daughter, Linda M. (Brett) Danyluk of Salem, Mass.; grandchildren, Bonnie E. Magee, James A. Carlise, and Linda M. Carlise; and brothers, James E. and David C. (Anne) Rodgers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl V. Magee; brother, Blair E. Rodgers; and sister-in-law, Rita L. Rodgers.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 85 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, on Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. Burial will immediately follow at Waterside Cemetery, Marblehead. Relatives and friends welcome. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to your favorite charity or memorial fund in Betsy’s memory. Arrangements by Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead. For online guest book please visit www.eustisandcornellfuneralhome.com.