Elizabeth A. Annoni, lovingly known as Betty, age 71, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2021 with her loving family by her side.
Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Betty was the daughter of the late Jose A. and Ethel (Lear) Vazquez. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico in 1971 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, as well as Delaware Technical Community College in 1987 with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Before retiring, Betty was a registered nurse in Labor and Delivery at Christiana Care for 22 years.
In her leisure time, Betty was an accomplished seamstress, who enjoyed sewing and cross stitch. She spent many hours making nursing jackets for her coworkers. Betty also made blankets for her grandchildren and English smocked dresses. At one time, she was a sales consultant for Longaberger Baskets, which she also collected along with Vera Bradley bags. Betty also loved shopping on QVC.
Betty was predeceased by her husband, Carlos Jose Annoni; her grandson, Tripp Halliday; her parents and her siblings, Jorge Vazquez, Gladys V. Wingate, Frances Eschenwald and Pansy Kendra. She is survived by her daughters, Lisa S. Grott (Adam), Jennifer A Jernoske, and Michelle M. Halliday (David); her grandchildren, Courtney, Caitlyn, Matthew, Abigail, Christian, Gabrielle, Arianna and Chiara; and her brothers, Juan and Jose Vazquez.
Family and friends may visit from 11 AM to 1 PM on Friday, June 4 at Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808, where a Celebration of Betty’s Life will begin at 1 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
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Delaware Hospice (Sussex County)
100 Patriots Way, Milford DE 19963