Obituary of Elizabeth Hossan
Elizabeth “Betsy” Hossan, born September 15, 1956 to Richard and Marylen (Svec) Hossan died on September 20, 2020 at her home in Houston, Texas.
Betsy was preceded in death by her father, Richard Hossan; brother-in-law, Thomas Carpoale; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She is survived by her mother, Marylen Hossan; sisters, Mary Ellen Michaud and her husband, David; Patricia Caporale; and Kathleen Newhard and her husband, Eric. She is also survived by her nieces, Sara McBreairty and her husband, Jordan, Annmarie Caporale, Emily Newhard; nephews, John Michaud and Timothy Newhard; and many good friends.
Betsy graduated from Southington, CT High School in 1974 and then went on to graduate from Western Connecticut State University earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. After working for the American Red Cross, she moved to Houston, Texas to be a nurse at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Betsy earned many honors while at M.D. Anderson. In 1997, she earned the Ethel B. Arceneaux Outstanding Nurse Award. In 2001, she earned the Texas Nurses Association Award and then in 2002, she earned the Outstanding Alumni, Western Connecticut State University. While at M.D. Anderson, Elizabeth furthered her education to become a Nurse Practitioner. After 35 years, Betsy retired from M.D. Anderson in 2017.
In retirement, Betsy enjoyed traveling, reading, spending time with many of her dear friends, and visiting her family in Connecticut. She will be dearly missed for her generosity, kindness, and her loving spirit.
A viewing and visitation will begin at 3:45 p.m. and a Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m., Friday, 25, 2020 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell Street in Houston, Texas.
The family has asked if anyone would like, donations may be sent to M.D. Anderson at: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Donations: P.O. Box 4486, Houston, Texas 77210-4486, or click HERE to donate online. Please note: All donations should go to cancer research.