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Elizabeth L. McElvaney, (Betty), (nee Thompson) age 88 of Philadelphia.

Resident of Paul's Run Retirement Community. Died April 28, 2020, and exactly 36 years to the day, Betty has been reunited with her beloved husband, James J. McElvaney Sr. Jim was the love of her life and he treated her like the princess she was to him. They were a beautiful couple to all who knew them.

Devoted mother of 3 sons, James J., Jr. (Eileen), Gary (Cathy), Michael (Anna). Cherished "Nan" to Brian, Kevin (Megan), James J. III (Liz), Mary Kate (Patrick), Megan (John), Kasey and Elizabeth. Loving great grandmother, "GG", to Brie, Luke, Nora, James J. IV, and Maura. Survived by her brother, Bill (Agnes) and her loving nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her best friend and sister, June Wielgus and Betty's great-grandsons, Baby Ryan and Baby Noah.

Betty was a essence of unconditional love to all of her family and to her friends, She will be sorely missed by many but will forever be in our hearts. We love you, Mom.

Due to Covid-19, of which Betty fell victim, a Memorial Gathering and Funeral Mass will be held at a later date.


John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149


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