Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister, went to be with our Lord on September 19, 2013, peacefully at her home.
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Born to Joseph and Alice Duarte on January 25, 1932. Sally was raised here in Hanford, and attended the old Grangeville School and Hanford High School. She married the love of her life on, July 22, 1950 and they spent 63 beautiful years together and raised two children.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Joseph and Alice Duarte, Brother; Ronnie Duarte and Sister Sharon Scoonburg. She was also preceded in death by her three children; Steven Anthony Bettencourt, Janice Marie Alice Bettencourt and Debra Bettencourt.
She is survived by her loving Husband of 63 years William (Willie) Bettencourt, her sister Susan Glisson, Brother Rick Gouveia and Uncle Alvin Billy Duarte.
She is also survived by 4 grandchildren; James Michael Bettencourt, Stephen Anthony Matthews and wife Monica, Christina Collin and Gerald Matthews. Five great-grandchildren; Christian Matthews, Charles Matthews, Trinity Matthews and Hope Matthews. She will also be missed by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
She will greatly be missed by all.
Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10 am at People's Funeral Chapel Family and Friends are invited to visit www.peoplesfuneralchapel.com to send condolences and flowers to the family.
Published in The Hanford Sentinel on Sept. 24, 2013