Elizabeth M. Broderick, 95, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully Friday, February 20, 2015 in Port Charlotte surrounded by her family.
Born November 17, 1919 in Yonkers, New York, Elizabeth and her husband Waldron J. Broderick, whom she wed in 1939, moved to Port Charlotte in 1961 from Yorktown Heights, New York. A loving mother to six children and a retired Bank Clerk, Elizabeth enjoyed boating, gardening, reading, quilting, and traveling to see her children and their families. Elizabeth was named Volunteer of the Year for Charlotte County Schools in 1999 for her volunteer work at Charlotte Harbor School where her daughter, Janet is a teacher. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte.
Survivors include five daughters, Irene Broderick of Priest River, ID, Linda (Gerard) Dufour of New Braunfels, TX, Susan (Kerry) Foye and Janet (Chuck) Hardy all of Port Charlotte, and Diane (Michael) Chelf of Irma, WI; one son, James (Stacey) Broderick of Linden, TN; ten grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and numerous extended family members. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Renee Keinert and in March of 2006, her beloved husband of 66 years Waldron.
A memorial service celebrating Elizabeth’s life will be held 4:00 P.M. Friday, March 6, 2015 at Roberson Funeral Homes Port Charlotte Chapel. A private committal will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Port Charlotte Public Library, Port Charlotte, Florida.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.