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Betty Lee (Brophy) Holland

December 23, 1942 ~ April 12, 2017 (age 74)

Betty Lee Holland, 74, of Wake Forest, passed away on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at Wake Med.  Lee was born at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington D.C.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 am Saturday, April 22nd 2017, at Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest

Lee, was called “Mata” by her family, is survived by her only son and child, Greg Holland and his wife, Courtney along with her two grandchildren, Halie Dhara Holland and Neera Cotton Holland of Wake Forest, N.C.  She is also survived by her sister, Christine Cooper of Fullerton, CA, her brother, Richard Brophy of Miami, FL, wife Leslie and Nieces, Jennifer and Kristin, Niece Laura Breunig of Prairie du Sac, WI.

Lee had a long distinguished career in retail working for Lord & Taylor and Macy’s, receiving numerous awards for outstanding service.

She was full of incredible love and compassion, spending time with her grandchildren, the outdoors and her favorite orange cat, Charlee.

In accordance to her wishes, cremation rites were conducted and her ashes will be taken to the island of Kauai, Hawaii where she wanted to go.  Her memorial service will be held on Earth Day.

A service of Bright Funeral Home 405 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC, 27587. (919-556-5811)

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