Elizabeth A. Anzalone

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died August 14th, 2016

Elizabeth (Betty) Anzalone, 93, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday August 14, 2016 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

Betty was born on August 19, 1922 to Clyde and Dorina (Charboneau) Lancour of Flat Rock and was one of three sisters and four brothers. She married her husband John V. Anzalone in 1947 at the Holy Family Church in Flat Rock. They were lifelong residents of Escanaba and members of VFW Post 2998 and attended St. Patrick’s Church for many years.

Betty attended Beauty School in Marquette.

Betty was employed as a beautician for 20 years and later as a cook at Bishop Noa Home for eight years. Among her interests were cooking, travel, camping and Home Extension.

Survivors include two sons, Robert (Arlene) Anzalone of Schaffer, and William Anzalone of Negaunee; a daughter, Jean (Paul) Brandenburg of Hyde; two granddaughters, Sonia (Wayne) Maguire of Trenton, MI and Dr. Joline (Dr. Jeff) Brandenburg-Brault of Mazeppa, MN; two grandsons, Justin Brandenburg of Gladstone and Dale (Jennifer) Anzalone of Pembroke Pines, FL; great-grandchildren Kyla and Mathieu Maguire, Alena Skinner, Brianna, Zachary, Nathaniel, Cecilia, Isabella and Joshua Anzalone; sisters Jeanette Frazer of Escanaba and Rosella Mulvanny of Wautoma, WI; and brother Victor (Jane) Lancour of Omro, WI.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John in 2001; an infant son Charles; grandson, Christopher Anzalone; great-grandson Gabriel Anzalone, and brothers Leo, Harry and Francis Lancour.

Visitation will be on Friday, August 19th from 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church with Rev. Rick Courier officiating. A meal will follow in the church hall.

Burial will in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Anzalone family.

15 Tributes to “Elizabeth A. Anzalone”

  1. Bill
    My condolences to you and the rest of your family. on the death of your mother

  2. Bill, We are sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts. Take care.

  3. I was saddened to hear of your loss. My mother and Betty were cousins. I don’t remember Betty too much since I am the youngest of my 6 brother and sisters.
    I do remember Betty gave me my first hair cut. My hair was always worn down and in ringlets. Well Betty gave me my first picsy hair cut. I thought it was cute until my mother had me bring my dad his lunch and he thought I was my twin brother. I went out to the car and cried.

  4. Ed and I send our sincere condolences to you, Bill and Marilyn and to all of Bill’s family on the passing of your dear mother, Elizabeth. She looks lovely in the picture. Her smile shows all the joy she must have had in her life. Now she is in a better place and may she rest in peace.

  5. To Bill and the entire Anzalone family:
    Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your mother and family matriarch. Rest assured that she is proud of all of you and that all pain and suffering she may have been going through is over. She is united in heaven with your family members that have passed on previously and also with her Savior, Jesus Christ.

  6. We are so sad to hear of Aunt Betty’s death. She was a very sweet woman.I have many great memories of Betty’s great cooking at family gatherings on 1st Ave. So. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Mary and Rip Anzalone

  7. Bill:

    We’re sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Please acept are most sincere sympathies.

  8. Sincere condolences to Bill and his family on the loss of his dear mother Elizabeth. It’s nice to finally see a photo of her–I love her smile. And now I know where Bill gets his love of cooking, camping, and traveling! I’m sure she’d be happy to know you continue to do all of these. May you be comforted by many happy memories of your times with her, and especially the memory of that wonderful smile.

  9. Bill, my husband and I want you to know we are thinking of you and your family at this time. It was good to see her photo and read about her life. I know you, your sister and brother did the best for her and I’m sure she appreciated your love and kindness.

  10. Dear Bill and family –
    Dan and I are sorry to hear about your mom’s passing.. It is a blessing that you and she were able to share a visit last week..
    It is good that you are able to have your sister and brothers all together at this time.. We are thinking of you at this time..

  11. I am sorry for your loss. I remember all the fun times we had at your house when we were kids. Both your parents were great. Your Mom always made sure we had plenty to eat and drink. Those were the days!! Sincerely, David Joque

  12. Dear Bob, Bill and Jean,
    My deepest condolences in the loss of your Mom. I have fond memories of her from when we were kids, and will always remember her cheerfulness. She was so good to all us kids in the neighborhood. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    An old friend,
    Jim Joque

  13. Bill, I did not know your Mom, but if her temperament was like yours, I’m sure she must have been a very sweet person.

    My condolences.

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