Elizabeth DuPont, 89

Volunteer

April 24, 2008|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

Elizabeth "Betty" DuPont, a volunteer and former Lutherville resident, died of aortic stenosis Sunday at a nursing home in South Portland, Maine. She was 89.

Elizabeth Lunt was born and raised in South Portland. After graduating from high school in 1936, she attended Northeastern Business College.

After moving to Lutherville in 1959, Mrs. DuPont became an active member of Havenwood Presbyterian Church and was a former board member of the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson.

Mrs. DuPont was an enthusiastic cook and enjoyed entertaining family and friends. Family members said she was known for her baked goods and for her New England and Southern styles of cooking.

After moving back to South Portland five years ago, she became an active member of the South Portland Senior Recreation Center and First Congregational Church of South Portland.

Her husband of more than 50 years, Paul E. DuPont, an attorney and insurance claims manager, died in 1997.

A memorial service was held yesterday in South Portland.

Surviving are two sons, Peter J. DuPont of Lee, N.H., and Christopher P. DuPont of North Augusta, S.C.; three brothers, Benjamin Lunt of South Portland, James Lunt of Hallowell, Maine, and Richard Lunt of Chelmsford, Mass.; two sisters, Ruth Duff and Margaret Carmichael, both of South Portland; and five grandchildren.

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