RIP: The Rev. Karen Bettacchi

The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Karen Bettacchi on March 22. Karen served at St. Michael’s Church, Holliston, St. Luke’s and St. Margaret’s Church, Allston, Church of Our Redeemer, Lexington and St. Mary’s Church, Dorchester. She was affiliated with Bethany House of Prayer in Arlington.

Karen’s funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m. at Church of Our Redeemer, 6 Meriam Street, Lexington. Clergy are invited to vest and process (white stoles). The burial will take place immediately following at Westview Cemetery, 201 Bedford Street, Lexington. Following the burial, a reception will be held at Church of Our Redeemer in Lexington. 

May the soul of God’s faithful servant departed rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon her.

Faithfully yours,

The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates
The Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris

Condolences may be sent to her husband:

Mr. Robert Bettacchi
6 Garfield Street
Lexington MA 02421

Memorial donations may be made to:

St. Francis House
39 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02116

The Alzheimer Assoc. of MA/NH
264 Cottage Street 
Springfield MA 01104

Church of Our Redeemer
6 Meriam Street
Lexington MA 02420