Elizabeth (Betty) Marciano Plank, a longtime Darien resident, passed away peacefully on October 13, 2016 at the age of 82.  She was born in Stamford, Connecticut to Anna and Anthony Marciano on January 18, 1934.  After graduating Stamford High School, Betty met William Plank and was married in 1953. While raising her family, she worked at Noroton Publishing for many years.

Betty was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be remembered for her wonderful sense of humor and generosity.  Her children and grandchildren were her greatest joy in life.

Betty is survived by two sons, Gary and his wife Barbara and their children David and Rachel, and Scott and his wife Colleen and their children Scott, Matt, Justin, Ryan and Morgan.  She is also survived by her brother Anthony Marciano of Shelton, Connecticut. Betty was predeceased by her son Billy in 2010, and her brother Robert Marciano.

The family would like to express their thanks and gratitude to Marcie Husband, a longtime family friend, for her support and guidance, as well as the staff at Greenwich Hospital, The Nathaniel Witherell in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Sunrise Assisted Living of Stamford, Connecticut for their compassionate care.

Family and friends will be received at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  A funeral service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien.  

— by the Family