Mary E. “Betty” Bechard, 89, died May 29, 2021, in Ellsworth. She was born in Freedom, May 4, 1932, the daughter of Roland and Margaret (Weed) Williams.
Betty was a graduate of Waterville High School, Class of 1951. She worked as a bookkeeper for many years and retired from Dead River Co., Bar Harbor. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Bar Harbor.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Susan Porter, and spouse Rock of Ellsworth; son, Ted Bechard, and spouse Andrea of Somerset, Calif.; grandsons, Charlie and Jared Porter; godchild, Lois Van Aken of Ashland, Ore., and a great-grandson due in August; sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Emile J. Bechard; and daughter, Jennifer Bechard.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m., June 19, 2021, at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Bar Harbor.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.