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On Thursday, August 30, 2018 of Woodbridge, VA. A memorial service will be held at Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 N. Irving Street, Arlington, VA on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 1 p.m. Private interment at National Memorial Park. Betty was born in Bolivar, West VA, to Dorothy F. McConnell and Ellsworth P. McConnell on May 29, 1937. She graduated from George Washington High School In 1955 as a First Lieutenant in the Cadet Corps and earned the expert rifleman medal. She earned an Associate in Science degree and was employed for 26 years in the Departments of the Navy and Veterans Affairs. She was also employed at Northern Virginia Doctor's Hospital in Arlington, VA and Westminster at Lake Ridge in Woodbridge, VA.
Betty is survived by her children, Ron Pattison, Diane Smith, Deborah Howard and Janet Munro: six grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, and sisters Ruth Jean Horan and Margaret P. Fischer.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave. N 7th floor, New York, NY 10001 and the Mary Washington Healthcare Hospice Services, 2300 Fall Hill Ave., Suite 401, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.  

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Clarendon United Methodist
606 N Irving St
Arlington, VA 22201
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Published in The Washington Post on Sept. 6, 2018
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