Anthony  Bettencourt, Jr.

Obituary of Anthony Bettencourt, Jr.

Anthony “Pete” Bettencourt Jr., 76, of Brooklyn, CT passed away at home on Friday, May 27, 2022, after a lengthy stay of health problems with his Queen by his side.

Pete was born November 21, 1945, in New London CT, son of the late Anthony Bettencourt Sr. and Viola (Bettencourt) Filteau. He attended and was still attending the school of hard knocks until his passing. Those that considered him a friend knew he had a heart of gold.  He was a master carpenter and master woodworker.

He is preceded in death by his daughter Angel Ann (Bettencourt) Garner.

He leaves behind his Queen Brenda “Brandy” Fontanella of Brookyln, CT; his daughter Kristy (Bettencourt) Richardson and her husband Scott of Danielson, CT; his grandson Cody Garner of Seven Lakes, NC; his granddaughter Courtney Garner of Seagrove, NC; his grandsons Jayce Richardson and Owen Richardson of Danielson, CT; his brother David Bettencourt of Dayville, CT; his brother Alexander Filteau of Danielson, CT; his aunt Lillian Mohr of Eagle, ID; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Per Pete’s request, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wigs for Kids, 24231 Center Ridge Road, Westlake OH 44145 or via

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