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Calvin J. Betts

Obituary for Calvin J. Betts

July 31, 2019


Calvin J. Betts, age 79, of New Hope (Solebury Twp.), passed away on July 31, 2019, at his birthplace and lifelong home on the family farmstead, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Joan M. (nee Gunsenhouser) and children, Lynn Smith (Dan), Michael Betts & Stephen Betts (Michael Sweeney). Also surviving Cal are his grandchildren, Matthew & Catherine Smith. As a farmer, mechanic, square dancer, church usher and founder of Betts Equipment, Cal was a beloved member of the community.

Family and friends are invited to Cal's Life Celebration, from 9am to 11 am, Monday, August 5th, at the Church of St. Martin of Tours, 1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope, PA 18938 and to participate in his Funeral Mass at 11 am. Interment will follow in St. Martin of Tours Cemetery. To share your memories of Cal, visit

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Amigos de Jesús, a home for abandoned, abused and impoverished children,

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