Elizabeth A. "Betty" Handschumacher of Branford, died Friday July 28, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Betty was born in Philadelphia, January 24, 1928, daughter of the late Charles E. and Elizabeth Weil Grafly. She had been a resident of the British Virgin Islands for over 30 years until moving back to Branford.
She had worked as an art teacher, a real estate agent, and a property manager. She was a very independent, adventurous woman who traveled all over the world. Betty is survived by her sons, Kurt R. (wife Craig) Handschumacher of Westport, CT and Mark D. Handschumacher of Charlestown, MA; her granddaughters, Shana and Misha Handschumacher; and her sister, Jean Kahler.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of her family.
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