SIMSBURY, Conn. -- Betty Lou (Youngberg) Spina, 83, of Firetown Road, Simsbury, Conn., died on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital. She was born Nov. 21, 1929, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Carl and Mildred (Olsen) Youngberg. Betty lived in Jamestown, N.Y., and Demarest, prior to moving to Simsbury in 1996.
Betty is survived by her three daughters, Nadine Spina Schumacher and her partner, George Ratto, of Granby, Conn., Christie Spina Farber and her husband, James, of Lafayette, and Jamie Spina Assaiante and her fiancÃ©, Michael LeFebvre, of Simsbury, Conn.; grandchildren, Philip Schumacher, Kevin Farber, Peter Farber, Erica and Scott Feinstein, Brad and Bonnie Farber, Leslie Farber, Kristen, Scott and Matt Assaiante, and Katie, Dylan and Alex LeFebvre; great-grandchildren, Jake, Jenna, Jonah and Julia; and her sister, Karen Youngberg. She was predeceased by her stepmother, Sophie Youngberg, and her former husband, James Spina.
Friends may call at the Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow St. in Simsbury, Conn., on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service will follow, 1:30 p.m., at the Simsbury United Methodist Church, 799 Hopmeadow St. in Simsbury, Conn. Private burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery in Jamestown, N.Y. Memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimerâ€™s Foundation of America at www.alzfdn.org
, The Simon Foundation Animal Rescue in Bloomfield, Conn., 860-519-1516, and Father Johnâ€™s Animal House in Lafayette, 973-300-5909. Please visit Bettyâ€™s â€œBook of Memoriesâ€ at www.vincentfuneralhome.com
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