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Betty L. (Long) Woods

May 5, 1934 ~ June 17, 2021 (age 87)


Betty L. (Long) Woods, 87, of Girard, died Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Fairview Manor. 

She was born on May 5, 1934, in Erie, a daughter of the late Walter W. and Bessie C. (Lane) Long. 

Betty graduated from Rice Avenue Union High School in 1953.  Following high school, she married and began taking care of her family and home, which she continued throughout her life.  She had been employed as a Nurse's Aid at O'Leary Dental Group in Girard and Hamot Medical Center.  As a young woman she worked at Marx Toys in Girard in the assembly area. 

She attended the Girard Alliance church in her younger years and loved cooking.  Betty was well known for her ability to make pies and her specialty was coconut cream! She thoroughly enjoyed taking care of her family and her home. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Long and a grandchild, Cain McDonald. 

She will be greatly missed by her family, which includes her three sons, Randy J. McDonald (Pattie Mazzone) of Girard, Steve W. McDonald (Faith) of State College and Todd A. McDonald of Girard; a brother, Paul Long; seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Families of the Wounded Fund, Inc., PO Box 5327, Midlothian, VA 23112-1358. 

Services were held privately by the family.  Burial was in the Girard Cemetery. 

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Edder Funeral Home, Inc., Girard. 

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Edder Funeral Home, Inc.
309 Main St. East
Girard, PA 16417


Families of the Wounded Fund, Inc.
PO Box 5327, Midlothian VA 23112-0023

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