Elizabeth “Betty” Finley, 89, of Swanville passed away at her residence Thursday May 8, 2014. She was born March 24, 1925 in Lunenburg, Vt. a daughter of the late Joseph and Carolyn Germaine.

Betty enjoyed gardening, sewing and spending time at camp.

She was predeceased by her husband Bert Hunt; daughter Caroline A. Ward; life partner John Blanchard; sisters Dora Thibodeau and Emily Tyler; brothers Joe, Bobby and Lois Germaine; and Frank “Grandpa” Finley.

Betty is survived by two grandsons, Bert Hamilton of Belfast and David Hamilton of Lancaster, Pa.,; two nieces, Sue Garinger of Houlton and Shirley Gilbert of N.H.; and neighbors Thomas and Elizabeth Benner of Swanville and their children Johanna, Shannon, Robert, Carl and Zach.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave. in Belfast, Maine .