Adrienne T. (Benzur) Batts, also known to many as Peggy, passed away peacefully
at home on Sunday, September 27, 2020, three days shy of becoming 101. She was
the wife of the late Charles A. Batts who passed away in 2006. She was also
predeceased by their daughter, Patricia Adrienne.
Peggy was born in New York City on September 30, 1919 and was the daughter of
the late Henry and Olga (Kusan) Benzur. She graduated from Good Council
Academy in White Plains, NY. Charlie and Peggy were married in 1940 in
Greenwich, CT. The couple moved to Chelmsford, MA in 1950 to raise their
family. Peggy was an accomplished and commissioned artist. She had an eye for
color and was a gifted painter and was a member of the Chelmsford Art Society
for years. She was also a professional seamstress and taught the craft at Adult
Education classes at Chelmsford High School. Additionally, she was proficient in woodworking
and pottery making. Peggy enjoyed baking, gardening, was an avid reader, a
competitive Scrabble player and had a great love of animals. She attended most of the
meetings of Jehovah’s Witnesses up to her death and really enjoyed learning the Bible-based
promises of the earth eventually being restored to Paradise and all humankind living together
in peace. Peggy’s good health enabled her to thoroughly enjoy life to the end.
Peggy is survived by four children: Charles Gary Batts of Chelmsford, Donna
Smith and her husband, James, of Ghent, NY, Janet Batts of Milford, NH, and
Paul Batts and his wife, Leslie, of Peterborough, NH, seven grandchildren,
12 great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren. She also leaves behind several
nieces and nephews and many, many dear friends and neighbors.
Funeral Services and Interment will be held privately.