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Julia Betancourt

Obituary for Julia Betancourt

December 7, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Julia Betancourt, of Philadelphia, passed away on December 7th 2019, at the age of 81. Julia is survived by her loving husband Fernando Bentancourt of 60 wonderful years. Julia was the loving mother of Carlos Betancourt, and Norma Betancourt; and an adoring grandmother to Justin Alan Cogbill, and Alexa Nicole Cogbill. Julia will be greatly missed by her six sisters; Aurea Bentancourt (Jesus), Maria Rodriguez (Monserrate), Felicita Reyes, Graciela Reyes, Carmen Figueroa, Lucy Diaz (Jorge), and her late brother Juan Jose.

Julia was born in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico to Juan Reyes, and Angeles Vargas. She had six sisters and one brother, and moved to Philadelphia as a teenager. Julia will be remembered as a faithful Jehovah's Witness, and for her devotion to her family. She always enjoyed family gatherings; especially the yearly sister's get together, where she was known to cook her delicious Spanish rice and beans. Julia also enjoyed the times she was able to travel to Florida and the beach with her daughter, son, and grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to Julia's Life Celebration Visitation on Saturday December 14th at the Geitner-Givnish Life Celebration Home (6230 N. 5th Street, Phila. 19120) from 3PM-4PM, with a service and opportunity to share to follow at 4PM.

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Geitner/Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

6230 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19120
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