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Betty J. Spence

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Betty J. Spence

Age 83, of Claymont, DE, formerly of Boothwyn, PA passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Betty was born in Wattsville, VA, the daughter of the late Goldie Creswell (Tyndall) and Elmer B. Watson. She was a cafeteria manager with the Brandywine School District for 30 years. Betty enjoyed shopping, crocheting and traveling. Her biggest joy in life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Elmer and Jack; her grandson, Tim Parylak; and her son-in-law, Mike Blanch. Betty is survived by her husband of 65 years, Lewis Spence; daughters,Donna Parylak (Michael) and Cathy Blanch; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 28, 2015 at 11am at Gebhart Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703, where friends may visit with the family beginning at 10am. Burial will be in Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Betty's memory to , 92 Reads Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720.

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 25 to Dec. 27, 2015
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