MILTON - Betty L. DeStevens, 91, formerly of Coudersport, passed away on Sunday (June 19, 2016) at the Milton Nursing and Rehab Center.
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Born in Eulalia Township, Potter County, on March 26, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Mildred (Cheverton) Holcomb. She was married to Sylvester DeStevens for 41 years until his death in 1993.
Betty was a 1944 graduate of Coudersport High School. She had worked for the Glove factory and Sylvania Tube factory both in Galeton, the Brownhill Kramer Silk Mill all in her earlier years. Later she worked for Oak Knoll Sanatorium and the Northside Sanatorium both in California, and the Potter County Memorial Hospital. She also worked with her husband in the Red and White Grocery Store.
She was a member of St. Eulalia Catholic Church in Coudersport, St. Francis Catholic Church in Bradford, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lewisburg and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milton. She enjoyed her faith and her family and loved to bake.
Betty is survived by a daughter, Angela (Don) Peterman of Milton; two grandsons, Andrew and Nathan; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Duane Neefe in Pennsylvania; and two sisters, Hazel Juell of Arcata, Calif., and Mary Gage in New York.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Roland Neefe; and a sister, Diana Mauregard.
Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in St. Elizabeth's Cemetery, Smethport. Officiating will be the Rev. John D. Hoke.
Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.
Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com
Shaw Funeral Home Inc
400 N Front St
Milton, PA 17847
Published in The Bradford Era from June 21 to June 27, 2016