Mary Margaret Betting

Mary Margaret Betting, 88, Altoona, died Thursday afternoon.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Edward Michael and Adelaide Elizabeth (Maher) Kelley. She married John Elwood Betting on April 26, 1946, at Geiger Field, Spokane, Wash. He preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 2002.

Surviving are a son, John Betting (Ann); two daughters: Nancy Sinisi (John) and Betsy Dionis (Rick), both of Altoona; a daughter-in-law, Tina Betting of Altoona; 10 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas; and a sister, Helen J. Chirdon.

Mary retired as a receptionist from Mercy Hospital. She was a devoted mother and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Friends will be received from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. with Monsignor Stanley Carson officiating. Entombment will be made at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.