Betty S. Coup, 88, formerly of Lewisburg and Milton, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in The Caring Place Nursing Center in Franklin. She had resided there since October, 2016. She had previously lived with her son Roger in Oil City since January, 2015.
She was born May 5, 1928, in Hughesville, a daughtrer of the late Willis and Ruth (Whitmoyer) Bartlow. She lived with Ed and Jenny Snyder in Milton from age 10 until they formally adopted her. She affectionately called her adoptive parents "Aunt Jen and Uncle Ed". She was married to Nelson E. Coup who preceded her in death in 1981.
Betty was a 1946 graduate of Miltin High School and then attended banking school.
She was employed at the First National Bank, Chef Boyardee, and retired as a bookkeeper from Clemen's Machine Shop, all in Milton.
She was a long time member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Milton.
Betty was a friendly, loving, giving person who tried to see the good in everything and be nice to everyone. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by two sons, Roger, of Oil City and Douglas, of Downingtown, Douglas' wife, Lori and grandchildren, David and Jessica; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her adoptive parents; and four sisters, Mae, Elsie, Ina, and Frances; and her cat, Mitzie.
Friends and relatives will be received from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by a memorial service at 1.
Burial will follow in the Milton Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Huff Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 312 West Park St. Franklin where funeral service were held on Saturday with Pastor Don Dittman, Chaplain at The Caring Place, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty's memory may be made to the Venango County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1045, Oil City, PA 16301, or to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.HuffFuneral.com.
Published on February 12, 2017