The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

June 26, 2013

Olive M. (Betts) Henderson

NEW FLORENCE — HENDERSON – Olive M. (Betts), 88, New Florence, passed away June 25, 2013, at The Bethlen Home, Ligonier. Born Oct. 28, 1924, in Bolivar, daughter of late Joseph and Viola (Roby) Betts. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Blair “Jiggs” Henderson. Also preceded in death by son, Blair L.; and brothers, Donald, James and Ralph Betts. Surviving are sons, Dennis E., and wife, Beverly, New Florence; Charles D., and wife, Carol, New Florence; and Thomas J., and wife, Pamela, Ebensburg. Also surviving are sisters, Edna Henderson, Gertrude Bowers, Romayne (Eugene) Boring and Joan (Leroy) Penrose; dear sister-in- law, Jean Betts; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Lifetime member of Fairfield Volunteer Fire Company ladies auxiliary. Member of Johnstown Chapter 183 Order of Eastern Star; New Florence Senior Center; Ligonier Campers and Hikers; and  Trinity Presbyterian Church, New Florence. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, the Rev. Barry Young, officiating. Private interment will follow  at West Fairfield Cemetery. Online condolences maybe left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.

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