ANTWERP -- Betty J. DeLong, 90, of Antwerp, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013, at the Gardens of Paulding.
Betty was born in Defiance County on February 9, 1923, a daughter of the late Celia (Grine) and Elba Bercaw. On Feb. 23, 1946, she married Glenn "Banty" DeLong, who died March 3, 1973. She was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish.
She will be fondly remembered by her four children, Judy, Nick (Mary), Sheila (Fritz) Ehrhart and Mary (Bill) Adams, all of Antwerp; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Her siblings, Naomi Colley, Hilda McGrath, Victor and Cloyce Bercaw; and two great-grandchildren also preceded her in death.
Viewing is Tuesday from 4-7 p.m., with a vigil at 7 p.m. at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp, where viewing is also Wednesday from 9-9:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Monroe and Daggett streets, Antwerp, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. She will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.
Memorials are to Masses at Divine Mercy, 417 N. Main St., Paulding, Ohio 45879. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com.