Following her graduation from Marlborough High School in 1962 and achieving an associate’s degree from Ward Business School in Worcester, she went on to work as a bank teller at People’s National Bank. After raising her two daughters, she returned to work as a bookkeeper for Big Discount Supermarket and then Walmart for nearly 25 years, retiring in 2013.
Elizabeth was a loving person who enjoyed music, going to musical theater, crocheting, and doting on her family’s pets. She especially loved going with her family on getaway trips.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Jennifer Ruggiero and her husband David of Orlando, Fla. and Danielle Buczek and her husband Matthew of Whitinsville; her brother, Paul Lepore of Marlborough; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m., at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough. Visiting hours will be held Friday, May 6, from 5-7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., PO Box 1004, Meriden, CT, 06450.