Elizabeth “Betty” Pachulski, 92, of Sandisfield died Thursday, December 26, at Baystate Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born on March 21, 1927 in the Bronx, N.Y., daughter of Richard and Maria (Keller) Giegerich. She was a graduate of Cathedral High School Class of 1945. Betty worked in the kitchen at Fairview Hospital, in the customer service department at Zaire’s, as a secretary and as a house cleaner for her own business. She enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, knitting and needlepoint. She was an excellent cook and baker, she loved reading, enjoyed going to the Great Barrington Senior Center and loved spending time with her family. Betty’s husband, Harold Pachulski predeceased her In September of 2010. Betty is survived by two sons, Ronald C. Pachulski and Eric H. Pachulski and his wife Dawn; three daughters, Carol Touponce, Chris Bragdon and Maria Ghi and her husband Philip; one sister Anita M. Wirth; eight grandchildren, Richard, Brian and Kevin Touponce, James (Jen) and Michael (Donna) Bragdon, Matthew (Billie) Pachulski and Dominic and Lily Ghi; and six great grandchildren, Griffin Touponce, Sawyer and Selena Bragdon, Emma Pachulski and Joshua Poirot and Chase and Morgan Bragdon. In addition to her husband, Harold Pachulski, Betty was predeceased by son-in-law Charles “Chuck” Bragdon.
Funeral Services for Elizabeth “Betty” Pachulski will be held on Monday December 30 at 11 a.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington MA 01230 with Reverend William P. Murphy officiating. Family will receive friends on Monday December 30 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Betty’s memory may be made to the Sandisfield Ambulance in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.