Elizabeth L. Bove
June 9, 1936 – December 13, 2019
Elizabeth L. Bove, 83, of Waterford passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford, after a short illness.
Liz was born on June 9, 1936 in Waterford, the daughter of the late Lareto and Rose Bove. She was born and lived at the same Waterford address her entire life where her father once operated a chicken farm. She graduated from Connecticut College and then went on to work for Electric Boat as a Calculator where she remained for 58 years until retiring as a Data Developer in 2016. Liz was the first woman to reach the 50-year milestone at EB.
Liz enjoyed playing softball, bowling, basketball, and volleyball. Liz was a member of the Hall of Fame at the Electric Boat Athletic Club and served at every position on the Executive Board. Most recently, she was actively involved with the bowling league.
She is survived by her son, Louis Bove and his wife Jennifer of Pottstown, PA as well as two grandchildren, Christopher and Eva. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her sister, Mary Anne Kelly and brothers, Dante, Thomas, and Henry Bove.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 11AM at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home, 181 Ocean Ave., New London, CT 06320. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Jefferson Ave., New London. Please visit www.fultontherouxnewlondon.com for tributes, directions, and more information.
Elizabeth L. Bove
December 17, 2019
I have many great memories of fun summer vacations with Betty, Mary and Mike. Go-Karts, softball, arcades, etc. It was always a great trip.
Betty was very generous and a great aunt.
Rest in peace
Joseph (and Pam and Cassia)
December 16, 2019
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Betty will be missed by so many. She was very kind and generous with us and our kids. And I even now can hear her wonderful laugh - so many memories.
Lara, Tom, Emily, and Sam