Elizabeth “Betty” McCourt, age 94 of Miles City passed away on April 27, 2015 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City.
Betty was born on January 3, 1921 in Moore, MT. She was the daughter of Edward and Tina (Gerringa) McCourt. She grew up in Ismay, MT. Betty attended grade school and graduated from Custer County High School at the age of 15. After graduating she went to work as a legal secretary for Hugh Lamire. When Hugh retired she went to work for Brown & Huss Law Firm. After she retired she was active in the First Presbyterian church. She was a member of the Elizabeth Circle for many years as well as Presbyterian Women. She loved to play golf, bridge and was an avid reader. She loved her family and friends, and always had time to spend with them. Betty loved to travel with her sister Maxine. Her loving and caring demeanor will be missed by all.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Jack McCourt. She is survived by her sister Maxine Tofft from Castro Valley, CA; her nieces and nephews include Bryan (Teresa) McCourt from Langley, WA; Bartley (Gary) Metcalf of Bellingham, WA; Beth (Jon) Galde of Burlington, WA; Debbie (Phil) Neill of Grants Pass, OR; Jon E. Tofft of Grants Pass, OR; Desiree (Albert) Chavez of Suisun City, CA; Raymond (Pat) Gerringa of Boyd, MT; Lore E. Tofft of Hayward and Tena (Jeff) Turner of Lorenzo, CA. She is also survived by numerous wonderful friends.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Stevenson & Sons Funeral Home in Miles City. Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Custer County Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Mile City. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.stevensonandsons.com.