View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Betty Schneider Colbert

POSTED: July 28, 2008 5:02 a.m.

Betty Schneider Colbert, formerly of Huntingdon Valley, Penn., died July 9, 2008 at her home on Lake Lanier in Dawsonville.

She was born in Scranton, Penn., April 5, 1924. Betty and the late Richard P. Colbert were married for 42 years.

A graduate of Frankford High School in Philadelphia, she graduated from Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing and ended her 40 year health care career as Director of Nursing at Warminster General Hospital in Penn., in 1985.

Upon retiring and moving to Georgia she became active in church activities and the local chapters of AARP, the Chamber of Commerce, Ric Rack, the Woman’s Club and the Grandmother’s Club. Betty also did volunteer work for The American Red Cross and the Dawsonville Senior’s Center. She was a dedicated mother and a wonderful friend, who loved to sing and bake bread and cakes for her family and friends.

Survivors include her sister, Maria Chepigan of Collingswood, N.J.; sons, Richard S. Colbert and Julie of Paris, France, Craig B. Colbert and Barbara of Huntingtondon Valley, Penn.; daughters, Beth V. Greenberg and Allen of Dawsonville, Tracey Osborne and Kevin of Jasper; grandchildren, Jill Daley and Brian of Acworth, Josef Fischer and Jamie of Atlanta, Kelly Neill of Hatboro, Penn., Kristin Krause and John of Hatboro, Penn.; three great-grandchildren; dogs, Stanley and George; various other relatives also survive.

Memorial services were Saturday, July 12 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of honor and sympathy were requested to be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 11925 Century Blvd., NE, Suite 10, Atlanta, GA.

McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.

Dawson Community News

July 16, 2008

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Dawson County High Class of...
Chris Goodwin celebrates as...
Doug Collins holds onto sea...
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-G...
Track team honored for succ...
Award winners from the trac...
Golf tournament raises fund...
Former North Carolina colle...
Primary election is set for...
Click the link below for th...
New traffic signals planned...
County officials announced ...
Maroon and white game all ...
Harley Waters eats his lunc...
Lacey and Queen top the region
Jed Lacey has coached Regio...
Cancer fundraiser relays pa...
60 Seconds performs at Rela...
 

Please wait ...