Betty Riley

Obituary of Betty Jean Riley

Betty Jean Riley, 80, New Florence passed away March 26, 2021 at home with her family.  Born January 22, 1941 in Black Lick Twp., the daughter of late Roy and Dora (Sharp) Clawson.  Also preceded in death by first husband William Riley and second husband George Shaftic and son Gregg Bailey


Survived by children Tammy Zahornacky and husband Fred Warff, Morris Chapel, TN; Jody Bailey and wife Barbara, Tennessee; Bryan Bailey, Modesto, CA: Misty Bhatnagar, Greensburg; Jeanne Birtle and husband Bill, Philadelphia; Kathy Perisich, Charleston, SC; Pam Kolscher and husband Darrell, Manchester, MD; Kelly Fry and husband Brian, Armagh; Shawn Shaftic and girlfriend Sherry Hribar, Bolivar; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters Alice Dombroskey, Aliso Viejo, CA; Phyllis Miller, Shelocta; Beverly Clawson, Blairsville



Betty Jean enjoyed volunteer and the Senior Center where she would help with organizing various bus trips, playing bingo, cooking, decorating her home, and traveling.  Of all her activities her greatest joy was the time spent with her grandchildren.


A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements in care of Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence. 

A Memorial Tree was planted for Betty
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Kenneth A Stuart Funeral Home
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