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Betty J. Demay

August 22, 1929 — February 25, 2015

Betty J. DeMay

Newark---Betty J. DeMay, 85, joined her beloved husband of 65 years, George on February 25, 2015.
Friends may call from 4 -7 P.M. on Friday (February 27th) at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 East Miller Street, Newark, where funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday (February 28
th). Burial will be in East Newark Cemetery.

Memorials, in her name, may be made to the Newark Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 100 East Miller Street, Newark, New York 14513 or to a charity of one's choice.

Mrs. DeMay was born on August 22, 1929, in Newark the daughter of the late Carl and Theda Allen Lyke A graduate of Newark High School in 1947, Betty worked for the New York Telephone Company after graduation till 1954. Then for the next 35 years, she was the bookkeeper for George's disposal service while raising her family. Betty was a long time member of the Newark Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and worked many years for the Board of Elections at voting time. She was an avid golfer and bowler. Betty and George enjoyed many winters in Florida.

Betty is survived by her son Ken (Patti) of Newark, daughters Sandy (Bill) Arbogast of Newark, Kelly (Jason) Boynton of Woodbridge, VA; grandchildren Heather (Justin) Hamm, Brian (Caitlin) Arbogast, Dori Arbogast, Scolaighe (Masha) Goebert, Donovan Goebert and Teaghan Boynton; great grandchildren Sonyia Goebert and Haylee Hamm; a sister Evelyn (Paul) Picard of Stone Mountain, GA., several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband George in 2012, a son Ivan, grandson Michael, four siblings Carl Lyke, Fritz Lyke, Georgia Atkins and Pat DeClercq.


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Saturday, February 28, 2015

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127 E Miller St, Newark, NY 14513

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