Elizabeth A. Miceli of Forestdale, who was a substitute teacher in the Sandwich Public Schools, died at home December 12. Ms. Miceli, 68, had been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for the past year.

She was the wife of John Anthony Miceli, with whom she shared 37 years of marriage.

The daughter of William and Alieen (Decker) Clark, she was born and raised in Waltham.

She graduated from Framingham State College with a bachelor’s degree in clothing and textiles.

Ms. Miceli taught home economics in the Waltham school system for nearly 30 years before retiring, followed by 15 years as a substitute teacher in Sandwich.

She enjoyed sewing and photography; and walks at the beach, especially spending time at the Sandwich Boardwalk.

She and her husband became Cape residents in 1985.

In addition to her husband, she leaves her son, Stephen Miceli and his wife, Sherein Miceli, of Ashburnham; her daughter, Nicole Miceli of Charlottesville, Virginia; five grandchildren, Jack Witt, Julia Bessette, Ashley Bessette, Mackinsey LeBlanc and Vincenzo Miceli; four siblings, Mary Gilberto, Tom Clark, Karen Clark and Stephen Clark; and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be Sunday, December 19, from 4 to 7 PM at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 154 Route 6A in Sandwich.

A funeral home service be Monday, December 20, at 11 AM following a second visitation beginning at 10 o’clock.

Burial will follow the service at 12:30 PM at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

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