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Betty Oswald

December 3, 1932 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 86)


Betty J. Santore Oswald, 86, of Scottdale, passed away peacefully,  late Friday evening, October 4, 2019 in Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant, in the caring presence of her loving family.

Betty was born December 3, 1932, in Wooddale, a daughter of the late Frank J and Elizabeth M. Basinger Santore.

Betty was a long time and faithful member of the Partner Parish of St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, Scottdale.

She was a graduate of the former Scottdale High School, Class of 1952.  She was employed in the Retail Industry for over 18 years.

She enjoyed bowling in multiple leagues with her late Husband, Ted, for a number of years.

Betty also loved to bake and cook for her loving family.

Those left to honor Betty’s life are her Children:

David F. Oswald and wife Norma of Scottdale

Gary J. Oswald and wife Jody of Connellsville

And Donald R. Oswald of Scottdale

Her 7 Grandchildren:

David Oswald, Jr and wife Danielle of Greensburg

Adam M. Oswald and Fiancé Tamara Farrell of Scottdale

Justin Oswald

Kristopher Oswald and wife Tara all of Connellsville

Kolby Oswald and wife Jessica of Normalville

Kaleb Oswald and wife Nicky of Connellsville

Anna Oswald and Javon Tyson of Uniontown

10 Great Grandchildren:

Rylee, Anthony, Nate, Ella, Davie, George, Madalynn, Kalista, Luke and Eli

Her Sister, Carol Tishman and husband Robert of Dunbar

In addition to her parents, Betty will once again be reunited with her husband of 50 years, Theodore F. “Ted” Oswald, April 18, 2004

Her Grandson, Jared Oswald

Her three Sisters, Virginia Kuhns and Geraldine Bednar and Kay Thieler

Her Brother Raymond Santore

Family and Friends of Betty are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc., 417 Pittsburgh Steet, Scottdale, Monday from 2 PM to 8 PM.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held Tuesday at 11 AM in the Funeral Home, with The Very Reverend Daniel C. Mahoney V.F., administrator, facilitating.

Interment will follow in St. John’s Parish Cemetery, Scottdale.

Betty’s family will be forever grateful to Harmon House Care Center, Excela Health Hospice and Dr. Mark Williams for their exemplary Care and Compassion.

Ministry of Consolation will meet Monday at 7:45 PM in the Funeral Home.

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October 8, 2019

6:20 PM
St. John&rsquo!s Parish Cemetery (Scottdale)

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