Elizabeth Helen Cusack, 77, of Holliston, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 22. Born in Waltham, she was the daughter of the late Helen (Statkus) and Gilbert M. Scott. She was the wife of the late Richard James Cusack, her high school sweetheart who passed in 2016.
Elizabeth graduated from Waltham High School in 1960, then continued on to Boston College, graduating with a degree in education. Betty enjoyed her long career teaching special education for 33 years. She loved long drives, sudoku, reading, puzzles, time spent watching her grandchildren play football, and celebrating holidays surrounded by family.
Elizabeth is survived by her children, Timothy S. Cusack and his wife, Judith, of Medway, Karen L. Cusack of Hopkinton, and Amy L. Cusack of Framingham. She also leaves behind her siblings, Gilbert Scott and his wife, Betty, of New York, Mary Ellen Brennan and her husband, Donald, of Waltham, Gloria Champion of Waltham; as well as two grandsons, Timothy R. and Liam F. Cusack, along with several nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed.
A funeral mass was celebrated on Sept. 30 at St. Mary’s Church of Holliston. Burial was held privately. Funeral arrangements were under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston (ChesmoreFuneralHome.com). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association: heart.org.