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Shirley C. (Young) Betti

FALLS VILLAGE — Shirley C. (Young) Betti, 83, of Undermountain Road died Oct. 17, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, surrounded by her family.  She was the widow of Donald R. Betti Sr., who predeceased his wife on Oct. 7, 2004.  

Shirley was born in Enosburg, Vt., on Jan. 26, 1935, the daughter of the late Lillian (Playful) and Carlton Young.

Shirley was a devoted homemaker, mother and grandmother. Her passion in life was tending to her family. Her sense of humor made everyone laugh. 

Shirley is survived by her three children,  Cynthia Kilmer of Falls Village, Kathleen Betti of Whitehall, Mont., and Donald R. Betti Jr. and his wife, Ginger, of Harwinton; four grandchildren, Nichole Blass of Sharon, Jacob Blass of Falls Village, Arielle Betti of Sheffield, Mass., and Morgan Betti of Harwinton; and her great-grandson, Layne Beman of Sharon.

A celebration of Shirley’s life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Falls Village Fire Department. Memorial donations may be made in Shirley’s honor to the Falls Village Ambulance, Route 7 South, Falls Village, CT 06031.  

Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan.