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Betty Ann Speace

AGE: 76 • Newark

Betty Ann Speace, age 76, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 13, 2017. Born in Upland, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Delema May Walbert.

Before retiring in 2000, Betty worked for MBNA for 15 years. Prior to that she drove a school bus for 6 years for St. Hedwig's School in Wilmington.

One of Betty's greatest joys in life was spending time with her grandchildren. She will be remembered for her fiesty spirit as well as her kind heart.

In her late years, Betty became an avid Phillies fan and loved playing Bingo with residents of the retirement home where she resided.

Betty is survived by her sons, Gary B. Urban, Duane R. Urban (Sharon), and Frank C. Speace (Eilleen) and her grandchildren, Lauren Speace, Andrew Speace, Ryan Speace, Tyler Speace, and Stephen Urban. She was predeceased by her parents and her daughter, Donna L. Urban.

Family and friends may visit on Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 1 to 2 PM at Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808, where a Celebration of Betty's Life will begin at 2 PM. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Dr., Wilmington, DE 19804.

To offer condolences, visit 302-999-8277.
Published in The News Journal on Jan. 15, 2017
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