Meadville Tribune

September 6, 2013

Betty Jean Lilley

The Meadville Tribune

CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — Betty Jean Lilley of Cambridge Springs passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

She was born May 29, 1960, a daughter of Grace L. Humes and the late Delbert L. Humes.

Betty worked for many years as a certified nurse’s assistant at Edinboro Manor and surrounding nursing facilities.

She enjoyed gardening, watching hummingbirds, her dogs, Angel and Bandit, her cows, Bill and Tiny, and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Delbert L. Humes; and long-time companion, Wilhelm Wagner.

Survivors include her mother, Grace L. Humes; son, Dave Lilley and his wife, Amanda, of Meadville; daughter, Rebecca McCartney and her husband, Greg, of Cambridge Springs; her companion, Jack Frazier of Cambridge Springs; four sisters, Darlene Bartley and her husband, Mike, of Corry, Delores Humes of Cambridge Springs, Carol Gosik and her husband, Tony, of Saegertown, and Grace Humes and companion, Wayne Harmon, of Cambridge Springs; three brothers, Roger Humes of Cambridge Springs, Delbert Humes Jr. and companion, Helen Rankin, of Teepleville, and Steve Humes and companion, Kathy Gill, of Drakes Mills; two cherished grandchildren, Dakota Lilley and Sierra McCartney; two stepgrandchildren, Brittany and Bradley McCartney; and many nieces and nephews.

No calling hours will be observed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at John Stanley MacDuff American Legion Post 381.

Glunt Funeral Home, Edinboro, has been entrusted with the care of the funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, c/o Glunt Funeral Home, 210 Erie St., Edinboro, Pa. 16412.

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