A long journey

September 30, 2012 in Postings from the Mountain

Mother and me at the farm in Earlton circa 1956


Thank you Mother for being there all those years.

Maria Elizabeth (Betty) Buehler de Lutz was born on December 10, 1921 in Oberachern, near Baden-Baden, Germany. She immigrated to the United States with her parents Sophie and Gustav Buehler in 1928, and lived in Fort Plain in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York.
She went to Syracuse University for two years and then transferred to Ithaca College where she received a BFA. After graduating she moved to Manhattan and lived there for 20 years, working in radio, television and theater. She is a past member of Actors Equity, Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Radio and Television Artists.
Before coming to the Cape she lived in Washingtonville and Goshen, NY. She has lived on Cape Cod since 1983 and has been associated with the Guild of Harwich Artists, the Chatham Drama Guild, the Harwich Junior Theater, and the Harwich-Chatham Sight Loss Group.
She is survived by two sons, Christian and Jean Pierre de Lutz, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Donations may be made to Sight Loss Services, School St., Dennis, CASAS, Provincetown and the Animal Rescue League. She will be laid to rest with her parents in upstate New York. A mass will be held at Holy Redeemer in Chatham on Saturday 14 July at 11 AM.


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