Celebrating the life of

Elizabeth (Betsy) Dorrance Daly

September 01, 1929 - May 02, 2020

Elizabeth (Betsy) Dorrance Daly

Elizabeth (Betsy) Daly, 90, passed away May 2, 2020 at Savannah Hospice.  She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, September 1, 1929 the youngest of E. Russell and Ruth Dorrance’s four children.  Betsy was raised in Maplewood, New Jersey and graduated from Colby College in New Hampshire.  After raising four boys in Short Hills, New Jersey, she taught nursery school and enjoyed singing in church choirs.  An active volunteer, throughout her long and joyful life, Betsy most recently worked with the Telfair in Savannah, Georgia.  Betsy was a member of Skidaway Island United Methodist Church and the Landings Club.  Friends and family will always remember her positive outlook, cheerful smile, and love for summers at the lake.

She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, William G. Daly, of Savannah.  Mama Bets leaves, four sons, Pete K. Daly (Chris), of Troy, Michigan, William G. Daly, Jr., (Camille) of Seabrook, New Hampshire, Paul D. Daly, of Citrus Heights, California, and James R. Daly, (Susan) of Rincon, Georgia.  She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Katie Johar (Robert), James Daly, Jr., Colin Daly, Kristen Bedient (Jeff), Alexandria Daly, Megan Daly, Chelsea Daly and nine great-grandchildren.

Remembrances may be made to Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, 54 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, GA 31411.




Betsy (and Bill) were wonderful next door neighbors here at The Landings for over 20 years. We rarely saw her without a smile on her face. Our condolences to the her family.

- Joel & Jackie Spivak, Savannah, GA

Mrs Daly you were such a special person to me .. I worked with you every night at the Oaks ...I will never forget you will always hold a special place in my heart .. You were always ready for breakfast and ready to play golf .. Love you ..

- Jessica Greene, Pooler, GA

A candle has been lit!

Forever in our Hearts ..

- Jessica Greene, Pooler, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

  • A Celebration of Life Will Be held at a later date