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Obituary: Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Briere (Kerr)

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Briere

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Briere

Elizabeth (Betty) Ann Briere was born on Feb. 18, 1933, in Upper Darby, Pa., to Harry A. Kerr and Grace E. (Hubbard) Kerr.

She passed away at her home in Chino Valley, Ariz., after a long, courageous battle with lung cancer.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her father, mother, brothers John C. Kerr and Arthur H. Simpson, and her daughter Suzette.

She is survived by her loving and caring family, son Joseph Briere (Marty); daughters Yvonne L. Brown (Tom), and Charlene Johnson (Ken); her grandchildren, Christine and Robert Chambers, Christopher and Shawn Briere and Brice Johnson; sister-in-law Mary Ann Kerr; nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Viewing will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 2062 N. Highway 89 in Chino Valley. Mass will be at 11 a.m. and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, 1051 Willow Creek Road in Prescott.

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Heritage Chino Valley Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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