Elizabeth M. Broderick

  • Born: November 17, 1919
  • Died: February 20, 2015
  • Location: Port Charlotte, Florida

Roberson Funeral Home and Crematory

2151 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Tel. 941-629-3141

Tribute & Message From The Family

Elizabeth M. Broderick, 95, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully Friday, February 20, 2015 in Port Charlotte surrounded by her family.

Born November 17, 1919 in Yonkers, New York, Elizabeth and her husband Waldron J. Broderick, whom she wed in 1939, moved to Port Charlotte in 1961 from Yorktown Heights, New York. A loving mother to six children and a retired Bank Clerk, Elizabeth enjoyed boating, gardening, reading, quilting, and traveling to see her children and their families. Elizabeth was named Volunteer of the Year for Charlotte County Schools in 1999 for her volunteer work at Charlotte Harbor School where her daughter, Janet is a teacher. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte.

Survivors include five daughters, Irene Broderick of Priest River, ID, Linda (Gerard) Dufour of New Braunfels, TX, Susan (Kerry) Foye and Janet (Chuck) Hardy all of Port Charlotte, and Diane (Michael) Chelf of Irma, WI; one son, James (Stacey) Broderick of Linden, TN; ten grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and numerous extended family members. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Renee Keinert and in March of 2006, her beloved husband of 66 years Waldron.

A memorial service celebrating Elizabeth's life will be held 4:00 P.M. Friday, March 6, 2015 at Roberson Funeral Homes Port Charlotte Chapel. A private committal will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Port Charlotte Public Library, Port Charlotte, Florida.

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.


Condolence & Memory Journal


I was looking for another obituary and saw the last name Broderick and thought of you. I looked at the picture more closely and thought I remembered the face so I read the obituary and saw your name and Mike's.

I wanted to let you know that I was thinking about you and that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please give my regards to Mike.

Brenda McGehee
Class of 1978

Posted by Brenda McGehee - Tampa   March 19, 2015

Diane and Family:

We are saddened by the passage of your Mom but are certain she is now at peace in a better place, pain free and content. She was one tough lady who overcame a lot, loved her family and persevered for many happy years. She was a stalwart and a fine lady!

Cling to all the good memories. Our Best Wishes to you, your sisters and all of your loved ones. Please accept our sincere condolences. May GOOD LUCK be with you! We love you.

Dave and Libby Bessire, Port Charlotte, FL

Posted by David W Bessire - Port Charlotte, FL - Longtime family friend   March 01, 2015

My staff at Simply Smiles, P.A. and I were so sad to hear the passing of this sweet lady! Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with her entire family! May you all feel God's peace, love and warmth at this difficult time.

Posted by Angela Boehler - Port Charlotte, FL   February 24, 2015

My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise found in 1 Thessalonians 4 : 14 can bring you some comfort. Knowing that there is a future for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.

Posted by A friend   February 24, 2015

I'm so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with the Broderick family during this sorrowful time.

Posted by CJW - NJ   February 24, 2015