Betty June Grubb

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LEWES - Betty June Grubb passed away on Monday evening, Aug. 11, 2014. Mrs. Grubb was born Aug. 24, 1926 in Nowata, Okla. She worked nearly 68 years of her life. She was employed by the Detra Flag Company in Oaks, PA. Many know her as "Miss Betty" at the Arby's on Coastal Highway in Lewes, where she retired in 2012 after working there for 21 years. Betty was an active member of the Redman and Degree of Pocahontas, Anona Council #11 and attended many of their activities. Betty was Past President of the Elks Ladies' Auxiliary. Betty enjoyed going to the Harbour Lights Cheer Center in Lewes. She loved making friends, handing out candy and helping others. In addition to reading and people watching at the Rehoboth Boardwalk, one of her greatest pleasures was sitting on the porch with her friends, her dog Ally, and talking to the neighbors. She is preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Rhoda Ewers, her son William Hontz and by her husband Charles J. "Jim" Grubb, Past Exalted Ruler and life member of Elks Lodge #2540, Lewes. Betty is survived by her sons, James Hontz, Patrick Hontz and Timothy Hontz; seven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends, including Colleen and Matt Ponton. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, where friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Burial service will be held at the Veterans Cemetery in Millsboro on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Harbour Lights Cheer Center, 34211 Woods Edge Dr, Lewes, DE 19958. Online condolences may be sent by visiting

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Published in NewsZapDE on Aug. 15, 2014
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