Arlington. Elizabeth “Bettsy” Cheryl Ketchen, 70, of Arlington, and formally of Belchertown, passed away on January 29, 2020. Born in Northampton to the late Gould and Charlotte Parker Ketchen on May 16,1949. She is survived by her twin sister Beverly Ketchen of Arlington, brother Dexter Ketchen of Wildwood, FL, brother Greg Ketchen of Osterville, and many nieces and nephews and their children. She was predeceased by her bother Parker Ketchen of Belchertown.
Bettsy was a graduate of Belchertown High School. She was a passionate animal lover and devoted much of her life to the care and training of dogs, producing several champions. A graveside memorial service will be held in the spring at the family plot in Belchertown. Donations in her memory may be made to the MSPCA or an animal rescue/shelter of your choice.