Betty Belforte, a longtime resident of Sacramento, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 4.
She was born Betty Jean Piuma in Stockton, CA on October 4, 1927 to John and Mary.
Betty was involved in charity work throughout her life, including 46 years of service with Mercy Hospital Guild where she accrued over 15,600 volunteer hours and attained Life Member status.
Additionally, she was an active participant and volunteer with the Sacramento Children's Receiving Home.
Betty is survived by her loving husband of 66 years Charles (Pete), children Karen Valle (Steve) and Ryan Belforte, daughter-in-law Paula Page, grandchildren Michael and Matthew Valle and nephew William Belforte (Brenda). She also leaves behind many friends whose lives she touched.
A memorial service to celebrate Betty's life will be held at W.F. Gormley & Sons, 2015 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento on Wednesday, March 20 at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, please make remembrances to the Mercy Hospital Guild or Sacramento Children's Receiving Home.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Mar. 14, 2013