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Bette McElfresh

November 1, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

MCELFRESH, Bette JoLanna, 73, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012, in the Weirton Medical Center.

Born August 12, 1939, in Steubenville, OH, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Suzanna Blanar Sutyak.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dean F. McElfresh on March 20, 2000; brother,, Andy Sutyak; and sister, Olga Sutyak.

Mrs. McElfresh was a homemaker. She was a very active member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, where she served as treasurer of the Ladies Altar Society, and recording secretary for the church.

She was also active with Boy Scout Troop 64, and in her free time, loved playing bingo.

Bette is survived by her son, Dean McElfresh and his wife, Michelle of Chester, WV; niece, JoLanna (Jack) Herceg and their daughter, Jacque (Matt) Visyak. She was a loving "Nan" to grandson, Michael (Dawn) McElfresh, and granddaughters, Shayley and Jordan Mellinger.

Friends will be received Friday from 10 a.m. until the noon Funeral Liturgy at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. The Very Reverend Father Theodore Shomsky will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery, Weirton.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Greco- Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 604 Colliers Way, Weirton, WV 26062.

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