Bettie K. Brophy

1923 ∼ 2020

Bettie K. Brophy

Bettie K Brophy, 96, of Hyannis, passed away on January 25th, with her daughter and grandsons by her side.

Bettie was born in New Rochelle, NY and raised in Scarsdale, NY. In 1945, she married the late James C Brophy and later moved to Cape Cod, settling in Osterville in 1950.

Bettie was a loyal and independent woman. She loved skiing in Jackson NH and having a beer with her daughter Lynn at the Wildcat Tavern. Summer days in the sun at Dowses beach. Boston Pops concerts and annual trips to the Hasty Pudding Theatre with Lynn. She especially treasured spending time with her three beloved grandsons, her great granddaughter, and her trips to Maine.

A breast cancer survivor, Bettie went on to volunteer at the Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis for 30 years, something she was most proud of.

Mrs. Brophy is survived by her daughter Lynn Brophy Morris of Hyannis, grandsons J. Cameron Morris & wife Brenda Foley of Yarmouthport, Andrew F. Morris, his wife Kristy Davis and great granddaughter Kiley Lynn Morris of Mashpee, sister Joan Watson of Brookhaven, NY along with several nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her son-in-law Winfield Brooks of Alna, ME for whom she had a special love & respect for his commitment while he took care of his beloved wife Nancy and son Jaime as they fought Ataxia disease. She is predeceased by her parents Florence (Henrich) and William Kettner, husband, James. Daughters Karen Brophy and Nancy Brooks, grandson Jaime Brooks, and sister Virginia Robichaud.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

As an expression of sympathy, a memorial donation may be made to the National Ataxia Foundation, 600 Highway 169 South, Suite 1725, Minneapolis, MN 55426 or online at Ataxia.org.

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National Ataxia Foundation, 600 Highway 169 South, Minneapolis, MN 55426 or online at Ataxia.org

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Bettie K. Brophy

1923 ∼ 2020

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