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Betty Whelan Seay

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Betty Whelan Seay

Louisville - 85, passed away on May 14th, 2018.

She was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church, a graduate of St. Joseph School of Nursing and a retired Kindergarten teacher at St. Gabriel. Her caring roles as nurse, teacher, wife, mother and mammaw left a lasting impact on many.

Betty is survived by her husband, William G., one son Gary (Gail) and three daughters, Jeannie Blackwood (Roger, deceased), Suzanne Unruh (Leonard) and Carol Schmitt (Mark); seven grandchildren, Erin Clark (Scott), Aaron Strauss, Ryan Seay, Zach Schmitt (Kayla), Austin Schmitt (Lauren), Allie Schmitt and Gabe Schmitt; and four great-grandchildren, Alivia Clark, Brayden Schmitt, Harrison Schmitt and Whelan Clark. She is also survived by one brother, Press Whelan (Phyllis) and three sisters, Martha Blair (Gene), Patty Murray Boone (Marvin) and Mary Ann Herrick (Jack); and many nieces and nephews. Betty was also preceded in death by two brothers James and Fred and a sister Cecilia.

Her funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 17th at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 5505 Bardstown Road, followed by burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road. Memorial gifts may be directed to Mass of the Air or to St. Vincent DePaul Society at St. Gabriel Church. Online condolences may be left at
Published in The Courier-Journal on May 15, 2018
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