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Betsey Ward Harrison

April 28, 2019
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Obituary for Betsey Ward Harrison
Betsey Ward Harrison, 53 , formerly of Barrington and Bristol, peacefully passed on April 28, 2019 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. During her final days Betsey was surrounded by cherished family and friends.

She was the beloved daughter of H. Allen Harrison and Linda Nichols Harrison. She is also survived by her brother David A. Harrison.

She was the granddaughter of the late Earl B. Nichols Sr. and Betsey Harris Nichols and the late Alfred Harrison II and Barbara A. Harrison.

She was the niece of Nina and Richard Harrison, William and Laurie Nichols, Earl and Julie Nichols, and Paula K. Nichols.

Betsey resided in Barrington and Bristol, RI for most of her life. She graduated from Barrington High School, Lasell College and Katherine Gibbs going on to work at GTech, KPMG, A. Harrison & Co.,Citizens Bank and most recently at her family business, the Picket Fence.

She was a lifelong member of the Dunes Club, her “happy place.” She loved her Pugs, especially Rex who was by her side for 14 years. She was an enthusiastic fan of the Red Sox and Patriots.

During her exceptionally long and courageous battle with cancer Betsey was a pillar of strength, never giving up the fight. Her smile and zest for life were inspiring. She was a fine example of class and grace.

She was a loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, and cousin and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A memorial service will be held at Newman Congregational Church, 100 Newman Avenue, Rumford, RI Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Betsey’s memory may be sent to HopeHealth Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.
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