BERLIN — Elizabeth C. “Betsey” Apple, 60, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Kensington, Md., she is survived by her parents, Malcolm Washington Gray and Mary Church Gray of Providence, R.I. She is also survived by her husband, George Richard Apple; children, John Malcolm Apple and his wife, Joscelyn, of Berlin, and Mary Megan Martin and her husband, Jon of Manhattan, N.Y.; and stepdaughters, Chantal Gaasrud and her husband, Halvor, of Southbury, Conn., Michelle Elizabeth Crone and her husband, James, of Plantation, Fla., and Nicole Cummings of Berlin. Also surviving are her sisters, Alvis Weirman and her husband, Frank, of Bangladesh, and Ann Rothenburg and her husband, Bob of Providence, R.I.; and 10 grandchildren.
Betsey was a beloved and devoted, wife, mother, stepmother, grandmother and sister. She was a 1962 graduate of the University of Maryland; she received her master’s degree equilaterally. She had taught special education for 20 years at Berlin Intermediate School. She dedicated her life to the Lord, her family, education, nature and helping those in need.