Betty A. DeVaux, 86 of Monaca passed away on Sunday April 22, 2018 in Rochester Manor.
Born on November 25, 1931 in Brighton Township, she was the daughter of the late Harold A. and Eva Bryner. Betty was a devout member of Monacrest Free Methodist Church in Monaca where she was a delegate to numerous church conferences and held many positions in the Church, which included Women’s Missionary Society Treasurer, responsible for vacation bible school refreshments, a steward and a choir member. A person who loved her Lord and Savior, she was a prayer warrior and always volunteering to help people. Betty was a former band parent and PTA member, loved lighthouses, playing pinnacle, John Wayne movies, was a diehard Pittsburgh Pirate’s fan and loved to crochet blankets or afghans for newlyweds and new born babies. She made the best lady locks ever – at Christmas, she would make dozens of lady locks and give them to friends, family and her daughter, Darlene’s supervisor. She was also known for her clover leaf rolls and homemade noodles.
Betty is survived by two daughters; Darlene (Lee) McCarrell and Kimberly (Jeff) Halavanja, six grandchildren; Jason Davidson, Karen McCarrell, Nicholas Halavanja, Kayla Halavanja, Lee (Ellen) McCarrell, Danial McCarrell (Bridget Shepard), two great granddaughters; Fiona and Katelyn McCarrell, a brother, Harold W. (Mary) Byrner, two sisters; Velva (James) Krepps and Diana Williams.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Cecil DeVaux on January 8, 1999, two sisters; Dorothy (Paul) Brooks, Grace (Phillip) Hart and a brother in law Robert Williams.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca and Thursday, from 10:00 am until the time of service at the Monacrest Free Methodist Church, Monaca at 11:00 am with Pastor Deano Pulice officiating from the Park Ridge Free Methodist Church. Entombment will follow at Sylvania Hills Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to a charity of donor’s choice.
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