Betty S. Phythyon
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Betty S. Phythyon, 86, of 1561 Christy Road, Hermitage, died at 10:30 Monday evening at the Sharon Regional Health System.
Born Aug. 25, 1923, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Richard J. and Ursula Graham Fricker.
She was a 1941 graduate of Sharon High School and a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Sharon. Betty was a graduate of Sharon General Hospital Nursing School and had been employed there for 15 years as a general duty nurse. She later did nursing at John XXII nursing home for five years and after that for MCAR.
She and close friends had a card club for many years, and she at one time enjoyed golfing and bowling.
Her husband, Robert H. Phythyon, a former Sharon police officer, who she married April 27, 1944, died March 23, 1990.
She is survived by her daughter, Beth Ann Phythyon with whom she made her home; two sons, William J. Phythyon and his wife, Darlene, of Westerville, Ohio, and Barry R. Phythyon and his wife, Cheryl, of Chicora; grandchildren, James, Erme, Dianna Phythyon, Stacey Miller, Shawn Phythyon, Amy McConnell, Carrie Wagner, Sara Weyen, Mollie Phythyon; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Bruce R. Phythyon; a granddaughter, Kristie Lynn Phythyon; and a brother, Richard J. Fricker.
PHYTHYON - Friends of Betty S. Phythyon, who died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home, 264 E. State St., Sharon. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church with the Rev. Glenn Whitman, pastor, officiating.
Arrangements are by Joseph P. Brashen Funeral Service, 263 E. State St., Sharon.
Published in Butler Eagle on Jan. 20, 2010