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Betty Gearhart


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Betty Gearhart

Southport - Gearhart, Betty F. went home to be with the Lord on Mon. Dec. 3, 2018 at the age of 89. Born on Jan. 25, 1929 in Wapwallopen, PA; Betty was the daughter of the late, Stephen Sr. & Cordelia Crop Wida. Betty's family meant the world to her, and they loved her dearly. She spent most of her life in the Southport community and operated Betty's Beauty Shop out of her home for over 25 years. Her interests included quilting and word puzzles. Betty was a member of United Church of God. She was cherished by her loving family, 2 daughters, Susan (Greg Miller) Gearhart, Bellingham, WA; and Laurie Gearhart, Southport; 4 grandchildren, Brandi (Dustin) Shireman, Breanna (Matthew Coon) Gearhart, Andrew (Becca Hardin) Steadle, and Chelsea (Shawn Ferry) Steadle; 4 great grandchildren, Carter, Ethan, Madison and Olivia; brothers, Lonnie (Ruth) Wida, Kenny Wida Sr., and Drew (Judy) Wida; sisters-in-law, Jean Wida and Charlotte Wida; nieces, nephews and family friends. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her stepfather, James Gilbert; brother, Stephen Wida Jr. and sister, Zelda Grace (Howard) Hontz. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira on Fri. Dec. 7, 2018 between the hours of 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Private graveside services will take place at the family's convenience in Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Southport, NY.
Published in Star-Gazette on Dec. 6, 2018
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