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Elizabeth F. Kopser-Perreault, 94, Poughkeepsie Resident

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Elizabeth F. "Betty" Kopser-Perreault of Poughkeepsie died Monday, March 21. She was 94.

Born in Albany on March 6, 1922, she was a lifetime area resident. She was the daughter of the late John H. and Gertrude Foy Flinn. She attended Oakwood Friends School, Guilford College and Marist College, where she received her master's degree. She worked as an accountant for the Hudson River Psychiatric Center and retired in 1988.

She was married to Joseph L. Kopser, who predeceased her on May 1, 1988. She then married Adrian Perreault on June 19, 1993, at Holy Trinity Church. He predeceased her on Nov. 17, 2006.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Church, the Red Hats Club, the Home Bureau, was the past president of the Holy Trinity Women's Society, was a former member of the Parish Council, was a past treasurer of the CSEA Retirees and was affiliated with the Greater Marist Community. She was also an active New York Mets fan.

She is survived by her children, Joseph and Mary Alice Kopser of North Salem, Christopher and Jennifer Kopser of Westfield, N.J., Mary and Robert Winkler of Rhinebeck, and Anne and Frank Tasciotti of Poughkeepsie; seven grandchildren, Daniel and Megan Winkler, Nicolas Arnoff, Joseph, Hayden, Riley and Dana Kopser; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husbands, she was predeceased by her brother, John Flinn Jr.; and her sisters, Mary Flinn, Margaret Huston and Gertrude Miller.

Calling hours will be Monday, March 28, from 4-8 p.m. at the William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, March 29, at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

If desired, donations may be made to the Marist Brothers.

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