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In loving memory of
Elizabeth Kurimai
  • August 31, 1934
  • -
  • March 02, 2020

  • Obituary


Elizabeth Anne Kurimai, 85, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2020 while in Hospice care.

Elizabeth, known as Betty, was born on August 31, 1934 in Norwalk, CT. After graduation from New Canaan High School in 1952 her first employment was as an accountant for Karl Chevrolet in New Canaan, CT. In 1955 she married Joseph S. Kurimai, Joe or as Betty called him, Husband.

Betty was the bookkeeper for Joe’s produce business which brought them to Sanford in 1959. Following the produce, they spent summers in Oswego, NY.  Betty enjoyed playing golf and bridge. She loved cooking, entertaining and New Smyrna Beach. She was a huge supporter of Miriam and Valerie’s School of Dance Arts and the Ballet Guild of Sanford-Seminole. She was a member of Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

Betty was predeceased by Joe in 2012. She is survived by daughter Holley Ricker (Phil), son Joseph S. Kurimai, Jr. and grandchildren Kyle Ricker, Hollynn Ricker Shaffer (Kodi) and Joseph S. Kurimai III and a brother Richard Loveland (Robin).

Funeral services will be held on Saturday March 21, 2020 at 10:30 am at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 401 S. Park Ave, Sanford, Florida. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Elizabeth’s name to Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

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