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April 5, 2013 - 9:18am

Betty J. Ushold

posted by Joshua Smith.


Oakfield – Betty J. Uschold, 87, of Oakfield, passed away Friday, (March 29, 2013) at Medina Memorial Health Care System, in Medina, following a brief illness.

Mrs. Uschold was born November 21, 1925 in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Peter and Victoria (Beken) Vacanti.

Betty loved animals; especially dogs, cats, and horses.  She was very private, and it was difficult to get to know her, but it was worth the effort.  Those who were fortunate enough to get to know her will remember her as a very nice, warm and wonderful person. 

She was the wife of the late Raymond Uschold who passed away in 1983.  They were married for 36 years. 

Betty is survived by the “Blessed O’Connors”, Michael (Barbiann) O’Connor of Oakfield and their family, Shawn (Melissa) and Rowan O’Connor of Depew, Kyle O’Connor of Akron, Lisa Marie and Emily Fearby of Oakfield; her dear friends, Rebecca (Robert) Chatt of Oakfield, Gary (Helen) Smith of Corfu; her many friends at the Alabama Store and her devoted companion of 13 years, Baby. 

Preceding her in death are her siblings, Peter Vacanti and Ruth (Striker) Vacanti.

Friends may call on Saturday from 11 a.m to 12 noon at the Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield, where Betty’s Memorial Service will immediately follow calling at noon.   Flowers are gratefully declined; however those wishing may make memorials to Volunteers For Animals, P.O. Box 1621, Batavia, NY 14021.  Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.



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