Mary L Betters

Press-Republican—Wednesday, May 15,1985

Mary L Shelley
Shelley, 81, of 11 Harrison Ave.,
Fort Edward, died on Monday,
May 13, 1985, in Glens Falls
She was born in Dannemora on
June 21, 1903, the daugher of
Joseph and Josephine (Facteau)
She was a member of St.
Joseph’s Church of Fort Edward,
a member of the Gold Star
Mothers of Glens Falls and a
member of the American Legion
Her husband, Thomas Shelley,
and a son, Andrew Shelley, died
Survivors include one son,
Thomas Shelley of South Glens
Falls; two daughters, Hazel
Shelley of Fort Edward and Mrs.
John (Phyllis) Quackenbush of
Schenectady; two brothers, Leo
Betters of Dannemora and
William Betters of Albany; and
two sisters, Julia Furman of
Glens Falls and Anna Fournter of
A funeral service will be held
at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph’s
Church, Fort Edward, where a
mass of Christian burial will be
Burial will be in St. Joseph’s
Cemetery, Fort Edward.
Memorial donations may be
made to the Fort Edward Rescue

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Frank Betters

Press Republican

Frank Betters
Betters, 63, of Russell Barnard
Apartments, formerly of Peru,
died Saturday, Feb. 25, 1989, at
CVPH Medical Center.
He was born March 23, 1925
in AuSable Forks, the son of
Frank and Rachael (Clair) Betters.
– Mr. Betters was a Teamsters
truck driver in the area for many
years: A World War II U.S.
Army veteran, he was a member
of Benevolent and Protective
Order of Elks Lodge 1505 of
Keeseville, Knights of Columbus
Council 255 of Plattsburgh, Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post 1466
of Beekmantown and American
Legion Post 20 of Plattsburgh.
Survivors include his wife,
Dorothy (Nugent) Betters of
Plattsburgh; one son, Joseph
Shelley of Plattsburgh; three
d a u g h t e r s , Mrs. Ronald
(Patricia) Coolidge of Lake
Placid, Katherine Shelley of
North Creek and Mrs. Orville-
(Deborah) Keyes of Peru; one
brother, Howard Betters of
AuSable Forks; two sisters,
Marion Betters of Plattsburgh
and Blanche B e t t e r s of
Harkness; four grandsons,
Shawn, Collin, Cory and Benjamin
and several nieces and
There will be no calling hours
or funeral service. Following
cremation, entombment will be
in Whispering Maples Memorial
Gardens, Plattsburgh.
Donations may be made to the
Adirondack Branch of the American
Lung Association. Arrangements
are by Brown Funeral Home.

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Emma Betters

Press Republican—TUESDAY, November 10, 1959
Mrs. Emma Vassar

Keeseville- Fureral Services
for Mrs Emma Vassar, 71
will be held at St John the Baptist
Church Wednesday morning at 10
The boday is at the McDouogh
Funeral Home. Burial will be in
the Parish Cemetery.
Mrs Vassar widow of William
Vassar died Saturday at the
Bishop DeGoesbriand Hospital
in Burlingtion, VT
Nee Emma Betters she was a
native of AuSable Forks , daughter
of the Late Mr and Mrs John
She is survived by six sons
John and James Vassar of Keeseville
Benjamin of Glendale, Ark, Edward
of Oklahoma City, Wilfred of Ballsotn Spa
and Raymond Vassar of Carthage. One
daughter Mrs. Richard Spooner of
Keeseville and 24 grandchildren.
Also surviving are four brothers
Levi and Frank Betters of AuSable
Forks, Joseph Betters of Saranac
Lake and Victor Betters of Wilmington
and one sister Mrs Minnie Rougia
of AuSable Forks.

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Victor Betters

Press Republican Tuesday June 21 1966

Victor Better
Betters, 73. of Wilmington. died’
Sunday in the Champlain Valley,
He was born July 25, 1893, the
son of John and Angeline (Bom-
bard) Betters.
Surviving are one son, Fran-
cis of Wilmington and a granddaughter.
Also surviving are three
brothers, Joseph of Saranac
Lake, Willy of Massachusetts
and Frank of Au Sable Forks;
one sister, Mrs. Minnie Rocio
of Au Sable Forks.
The body is at the Zaumetzer
Sprague Funeral Home in
Au Sable Forks where funeral serv-
ices will be held Wednesday at
10 am.
Interment will be in the Hazel-
ton Cemetery in Wilmington.

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Violet Betters

Press Republican TUESDAY,
MARCH 31, 1992

Violet Hackett
Hackett, 74, died Monday, March
30, 1992, at CVPH Medical
Center, Plattsburgh.
She was born July 4, 1917, in
Clayburg, the daughter of Victor
and Margarete (LaFountain)
Survivors include three sons,
Kenneth Hackett Sr. and
William Hackett, both of AuSable
Forks, and Thomas Hackett of
Jay; three daughters, Linda
Whitcomb and Dale Walton, both
of AuSable Forks, and Donna
Hackett of Peru; two sisters,
Rose Sheffield of AuSable Forks
and Marie Parrotte of Saranac;
14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Her husband,
Wilroer H. Hackett, died earlier.
There will be no calling hours.
Funeral services will be Wednesday
at 10 a.m. at Holy Name
Church in AuSable Forks. Burial
will be at a later date in Assumption
of Mary Cemetery in Redford.
Memorial donations may be
made to the AuSable Forks Volunteer
Ambulance Service.
Zaumetzer-Sprague Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements.

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