(nee Petralia) of Westville Grove on May 25, 2007. Aged 95 years.
Betty was a free thinking woman. She possessed a pioneering and strong spirit; and tempered herself with good, old fashioned family values and a powerful faith in God.
Betty was born and raised in Philadelphia and has lived in Albion and Haddon Heights. For over forty years she worked as a skilled seamstress for the Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot, which manufactured uniforms for the military.
Betty met the love of her life, Frank on an outing at Clementon Lake Park and after marriage, settled on his family farm in Westville Grove. Many will remember her as a devoted homemaker, who enjoyed spending time with her family.
Betty and her family were devout and founding members of Most Holy Redeemer RC Church in Westville Grove. She also possessed an artistic side and enjoyed sketching and drawing.
She is the beloved wife of 67 years to the late Frank J.; devoted mother of Maryann Castor and her husband James; dear sister of Rita Miserendino and loving grandmother of Frank and James.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Fri. 8:30-10:15 AM in the McGUINNESS FUNERAL HOME, 34 Hunter St., Woodbury. Funeral Mass Fri. 11 AM in St. Patrick RC Church, Woodbury. Entombment New Saint Mary's Chapel Mausoleum, Bellmawr.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Legion of Mary, 64 Cooper St., Woodbury, NJ 08096 or to Alzheimers Disease Foundation 325 Chestnut St., Phila., PA 19106.
Tributes & memories may be shared at: www.mcgfuneral.com.
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