Elizabeth Anne McClelland (Betty), 91, of Charlotte, NC passed away at home on May 26, 2022. Betty was raised in Summitt, NJ. Her first husband Carl Lindquist was killed in the Korean War shortly after their marriage. She attended Allegheny College and worked in New York City for NBC. In 1958, she married Richard Lee McClelland (Dick), Princeton Class of 1950, and moved to Princeton, NJ where she lived for close to 50 years.
Betty was actively raising three sons and establishing and helping to manage Dick’s dental Practice. She earned her BA degree in Music from Thomas Edison College. Music and specifically the piano were always a vital part of Betty’s life. During this time, she also became a licensed realtor, was an active community volunteer of Trinity Church, and was President of the Present Day Club.
Betty was predeceased by her husband Dick, her parents Alfred and Hazel Michon, and her brother Ted Michon. She is survived by her three boys and their spouses, Scott and Marilyn, Bill and Annie, Craig and Penny, as well as her 9 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Betty is also survived by her sister Carole Little of Washington State.
Graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 2pm at Princeton Cemetery, 29 Greenview Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to, St John’s Episcopal Church 1623 Carmel Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226 or Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.