Betty Jane (nee Billiter) Lovejoy, age 61 of Ravenna, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013, at Robinson Memorial Hospital.
She was born February 11, 1952, in Ravenna, Ohio, to parents Richard and Dorothy (Gusler) Billiter. Betty worked in housekeeping for several area nursing homes including Maplewood Care Centre and Longmeadow Care Center. Her fondness for cleaning did not end with her job, and her home was always immaculate. Betty also enjoyed tending to her flower garden.
On October 26, 1969, Betty married the love of her life, Harry Howell Lovejoy. He preceded her in death on October 16, 2012. She is also preceded by her parents and her sister Brenda Billiter.
She is survived by her children: Steven (Jody) Lovejoy, Harry (Amy) Lovejoy, Lora (Danny) Harper, Lisa Lovejoy and her fiancé Greg Badalucco, and Belinda Doyle; grandchildren: Robert, Mark, Destinie, Austin, Brandon, Haley, Makayla, Amanda, Connor, William, Sebastian, and Dustin, along with one great-grandchild on the way. Betty is also survived by her sisters Sylvia (Tim) Warrick and Audrey (Tom) Gaffney, her brother Richard Billiter, and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and brothers and sisters in law.
Friends will be received Friday, October 25, 2013, from 5:00-8:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, where funeral services will be officiated by Reverend Jim Lovejoy at 10:00 AM on Saturday. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ravenna. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.
(Wood-Kortright-Borkoski 330-296-6436, RC 10-23 & 24-13)