Elizabeth L. “Betty” Toogood April 29, 1927 - November 7, 2017

Elizabeth L. Toogood, 90, of Allentown, passed Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in Cedarbrook Nursing Home.  She was the wife of the late Albert J. Toogood.  Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Mabel A. (Smith) Deily.  A 1945 graduate of Allentown High School, she graduated from the Allentown Hospital School of Nursing in 1949 and was a member of its alumni association.  Elizabeth was employed as a registered nurse at Allentown General Hospital as well as in private duty.  She worked at the polio clinics in the 1950s and volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Miller Blood Bank.  She was a member of the former St. Andrew’s United Church of Christ where she was a choir member and served on its consistory as an elder and secretary.  She was also a member of the former Shepherd Oaks and Faith United Church of Christ churches.  Survivors: sons, Thomas A. and companion, Elsie Slifer, Timothy D., Allentown.  She was preceded in death by sister, Evelyn S. Downing, and brothers, Carl E. and John L.  Services: private.  Arrangements entrusted to STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC.  Contributions: in lieu of flowers, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis TN 38105 or charity of choice.


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