Betty Tait, a long time resident of Mamaroneck passed away Thursday July 26, 2010. She was 84 years old. Betty was an avid antique collector for many years. Her expertise in the field lead to her owning her own antique business, appearing in books and both a valuable and respected resource to many in the industry. It was her love for the business that afforded her the opportunity to form many friendships throughout the world.
Betty was predeceased by her husband Robert W. Tait, who died on April 23, 2010. She is survived by her children, Susan Utter, Lauren Tait, Robert G. Tait and Helen Von Schmeling, nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Betty was interred beside her husband in the St. Lawrence Cemetery in West Haven, Ct. during a small family gathering. Contributions in Betty’s memory to an animal shelter would be appreciated as she had a love for animals and donated frequently throughout the years. GEORGE T. DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, 14 Lecount Place, New Rochelle, NY, 914-632-0324.