Cover photo for Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Lothrop) Cotter's Obituary
Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Lothrop) Cotter Profile Photo

Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Lothrop) Cotter

September 1, 1948 — January 13, 2024

Quincy

Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Lothrop) Cotter

Of Quincy, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on January 13, 2024. Betty was 75 years old.

Born on September 1, 1948 in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (Jango) and Edward Lothrop.

Betty loved to travel and host parties with family and friends. She had a huge smile, was the life of the party, and will long be remembered as a devout Boston sports fan.

Beloved wife of Kevin L. Cotter of 51 years. They were married August 5, 1972, in Quincy.

Loving mother of Lisa Amado and her husband Gerard of Whitman, Colleen Walsh and her husband David of Weymouth, and Kevin Cotter of Somerville.

Betty leaves behind six grandchildren; Isabelle Amado, Gianna Amado, Gabrielle Amado, Cecilia Walsh, Callahan Walsh, and Siobhan Walsh.

Betty was the oldest of nine children. She was predeceased in death by her brothers Geoffrey Lothrop, William Lothrop, Stephen Lothrop, and sister, Maureen Kroll. She leaves behind several brothers and sisters; Edward Lothrop, Susan Flynn, John Lothrop, and Mary O’Connell. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Family and friends will honor and remember Betty’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, on Sunday, January 21, 2024 from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, 386 Hancock St., Quincy, on Monday morning, January 22nd, at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Lothrop) Cotter, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visiting Hours

Sunday, January 21, 2024

2:00 - 6:00 pm

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Mass

Monday, January 22, 2024

Starts at 10:00 am

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Monday, January 22, 2024

Starts at 11:45 am

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1313

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree