Elizabeth "Liz" Deese, 74, a Delray Beach native, died Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence in West Palm Beach. Liz was born August 4, 1942 at Good Samaritan Hospital and lived her entire life in Delray Beach except for these last three years which were spent under the loving care of the Carmelite Sisters. Having a deep rooted Catholic faith, she was a tireless volunteer for many years at her home parish of St. Vincent Ferrer in Delray Beach. She also lived next door to the Poor Clare's Monastery in Delray Beach and loved helping the Sister's there with anything they needed. Liz is survived by her sister, Doris Lloyd of Delray Beach; nephew, John Michael Lloyd; niece, Michelle Lloyd, and many loving cousins. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Friday, February 24, 2017, at Emmanuel Catholic Church in Delray Beach. Interment will follow at the Delray Beach Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to either: Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence in West Palm Beach or, the Poor Clare's Christ the King Monastery in Delray, both of which will put the money to good use.
Charitable donations may be made in Elizabeth's memory to the following organizations:
Christ the King Monastery
3900 Sherwood Boulevard, Delray Beach, Florida 33445
Lourdes-Noreen Mckeen Residence
315 South Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401