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Muriel Elizabeth “Betty” Lockhart

1933 - 2021


Muriel Elizabeth “Betty” Lockhart, 87, of Malden, passed away on Thursday, September 30th surrounded by family. Betty was born in Medford on November 8th, 1933, the daughter of Lowell and Margaret (Shaw) LeCain. She was raised in Malden, graduated from Malden High School in 1951 and graduated from Chandler’s School for Women in 1952. After Chandler’s, Betty worked at Boston Bouve School of Physical Therapy as a secretary. In 1956, she married her sweetheart, Harry Lockhart Jr., and the two settled down in Malden to raise their family. Betty and Harry were married for over 65 years.
Betty loved music and enjoyed playing the piano. She also loved ceramics, was a voracious reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles and word searches, loved every Boston Sports team ,had been active with the Malden High School Band Parents Association, and loved watching her grandchildren participate in their various activities. Betty above all loved spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Harry Lockhart Jr., her children Karyn Lockhart-Kipnis and her husband Al of Woburn, Kenneth Lockhart and his wife Jill of South Plymouth, and Elaine Antonellis and her husband Michael of Watertown, her grandchildren, Richard, Jason, Samantha, Andrea, Erik, Michaela, her great grandchild Arthur as well as many other family and friends that will miss her dearly.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents Lowell and Margaret LeCain and her brother David LeCain.
A night of visitation will be held for Betty in the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Monday, October 4th from 4-8pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to the Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901


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