Betty Jane Chamberlin, 91 years of age, passed away Saturday February 15, 2014 at Blossom Hill Care Center in Huntsburg Township. Born in Charleston, West Virginia on October 29, 1922, she was the daughter of the late William B. and Metta (Brower) Erickson. A former resident of Auburn Township, she lived in Ocala, Florida from 1987-2009, before moving to Huntsburg. Betty had been employed as a school bus driver for 17 years at the Crestwood School System from where she retired.
Betty would return to Ohio for 2 weeks every year after moving to Florida so that she could go visiting with her former friends and family members. She was gifted at sewing and quilting, and enjoyed bicycle riding with her late husband while they resided in Florida.
On December 22, 1978, she married Kenneth J. Chamberlin who preceded her in death on March 2, 2010. Also preceding were her brother William Erickson and grandchildren Dawn and Timothy. Survivors include her children Joseph (Darlene) Zenisek, Michael Zenisek and Linda (Rich) Schreckengost all of Troy Township, Neva (John) Cummings of Long Branch, New Jersey and Karen (Rich) Ardolino of West Long Beach, New Jersey, 14 grandchildren and many loving great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday February 20, 2014 7:00 p.m. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua, where visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. until service time. Final resting place will be in Troy Township. Her obituary, video tribute and funeral service may be viewed at www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
(Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 330-274-3145, RC 2-17, 2-18-14)