Betty L. Misch

MISCH, Betty L. (Wise), 85, of Wellsburg, WV, passed peacefully away on Sunday, October 13, 2013, at Brightwood Nursing Center, Follansbee, WV.

Betty was born on May 18, 1928, in Sycamore, PA. She was the daughter of the late Andy and Laura (Wright) Wise.

Betty was a telephone operator. She was a member of the Wellsburg United Methodist Church, Women Bowling Leagues of Weirton, WV, and Steubenville, Ohio. Betty was able to celebrate 60 years of marriage to her loving husband. She enjoyed quilting and was a big Brooke High School Bruin football fan; but most of all, Betty loved her family dearly.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Misch and a stillborn baby, Connie Misch, two brothers, John and Ralph Wise, and two sisters, Edith Briggs and Marie McCullough.

Betty is survived by two children, Paul (Carol) Misch of Colliers, WV, with who she resided, and Henrietta Fox of Leland, NC, five grandchildren, Lisa (Jeff) Mitchell of Miramar, FL, Paul (Melissa) Misch, Jr. of Scott Depot, WV, Stephanie (Mark) Ramer of Beaver, PA, Darcy (David) Clark of Ambridge, PA and Jamie (Shawn) Smith of Leland, NC, 12 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and lifelong hairdresser and dear friend Rose Stone.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, from 2-8 p.m. and again on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service 11 a.m. at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV (304) 737-3551, with Reverend Carl Tribett, Officiating.

Interment will follow next to her husband, at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV.

The family would like to make special recognition and thank you to the dedicated care from Dr. Cherian John and Dr. Ramesh M. Thimmah and the staff at Wyngate Senior Living, Acuity Specialty Hospital and Brightwood Nursing Center. Without your help Betty’s care and quality of life would have not been the best that it could be.

In lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s name to the West Virginia Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, C/O West Virginia Bureau for Public Health 350 Capitol Street, Room 206, Charleston, WV 25301. or the Alzheimer’s Association at Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011/

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