William M. Betros (1932 - 2015)

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  • "Dad, Thank you for all you did for me and for Chris....for..."
    - Kathy
  • "Dear dad ..."
    - Buff Betros
  • "Bill: You were the most wonderful twin a person could ever..."
    - Wilma Guilyard
  • "To the Betros family..My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you..."
  • "The Betros Family, You all have our deepest sympathies..."
    - Kara DePrano
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William M. Betros, 83, Boyers, died unexpectedly at 12:18 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh.
A son of William and Elda R. Maus Betros, he was born April 27, 1932, in Fairview. He attended Karns City High School.
A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he served as a sergeant during the Korean War.
In 1988 Bill retired from National Underground Storage where he had worked in construction as an electrician. He had previously worked at Witco in Petrolia. Bill was well known as a bricklayer.
He was a member of the Boyers United Methodist Church. For over 50 years he was a member of Grove City Lodge 603 F and AM, additionally he was a member of the New Castle Consistory, and the Harrisville American Legion Post 852. Gardening, hunting and his beloved dog, Buddy brightened his life.
On Dec. 24, 1952, he married the former W. Jean Stoops, who survives, along with a daughter, Kathy D. Sisler and her husband, Carl, of Harrisville; and a son, William S. Betros and his wife Patti of Boyers; a grandson, Christopher Cokain; his twin-sister, Wilma Guilyard, and her husband Albert of DuBois; and a sister-in-law, Eleanor of Florida.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Betros.
Funeral services were held Thursday in Harrisville with the Rev. Kate Reitz, pastor of Boyers United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment followed in Old Annandale Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Boyers United Methodist Church, PO Box 124, Boyers PA 16020.
Published in The Courier Express from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19, 2015
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