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Elizabeth L. "Betty" Weres

Obituary for Elizabeth L. "Betty" Weres

April 12, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Elizabeth L, "Betty", 88 of Philadelphia passed away on April 12, 2017. Wife of the late John F. Weres, Betty is preceded in death by her son Robert. Betty is survived by her children, John Weres (Nancy), Marie Wright (John), and Catherine Casper (Frank); her 8 grandchildren Marie Parkhill (Steve), Jaime Pluckhorn (Adam), Lauren Sakalos (Matt), Raymond Woodland (Jess), John Weres (Jennifer), Jennifer Casper (Fran), Danielle Casper (Shawn), and Robert Weres; and 10 great-grandchildren Kaitlyn, Brianna, Ryan, Casey, Jake, Lindsey, John Joseph, Frankie Rae, Nicholas, and Isabella. Betty was a loving matriarch and dear friend to many.

Betty enjoyed bingo, camping, and was a member of the St. Christopher's 50+ Club, spent time as a Eucharistic minister, and worked as a Nurse's Aide at Fox Chase Cancer Center for 20 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to Betty's Life Celebration on April 18, 2017 at St. Christopher's Church, 13301 Proctor Rd, Philadelphia, Pa 19116 beginning at 9:30AM, followed by her funeral mass at 10:15AM. To share your fondest memory of Betty, please visit

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Philadelphia Firefighter's Widow's Fund are greatly appreciated. You may donate via their website, or make checks payable to Local #22 IAFF Widows Fund, 415 N. Fifth St., Philadelphia 19123.

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10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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