WOOSTER Elizabeth J. Betty Dush, 98, of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Ohio s Hospice LifeCare in Wooster.
She was born October 22, 1920 in Columbia Station, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Jesse Dimmick Churchward. She married Robert Bob Dush on November 20, 1941. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2011.
Betty was a 1941 graduate of The Ohio State University and had been a school teacher in Wooster City Schools for 30 years teaching the 2nd grade at Grant Street Elementary. She was a very active 71 year member of the Wooster United Methodist Church where she played in the Bell Choir.
She was a founding member of the Mother s Club, was a passionate bridge player, enjoyed golf and had made over 100 scrapbooks for her family. Betty also enjoyed wintering in Florida.
Surviving are her children, Ann (James) Arndt of Tavares, Florida, Roger (Rita Bauer) Dush of Wooster and Nancy (Randall) Hopkins of Cedar Hill, Texas; grandchildren, Susan (Mark) Gorman, Karen (Erik Noonburg) Arndt, Gregory Dush, Tracy (Jared Siebert) Dush, Julie (Matt) Kilbourne, Thomas (Jen Murray) Cook, David (April) Hopkins and Elizabeth (Liam) Cryan;17 great-grandchildren and her caregivers, Cathy Robinson, Jamie Allshouse, Gleema Whitman, Laura and Marie Shetler and Kay Ray.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother and a sister.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5-8:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Jim Cooper officiating.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Church s Meals Together Program.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Church’s Meals Together Program,. 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691
Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster
Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5-8:00 pm at the funeral home