Dolores Bettac

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7/24/2009 10:00:00

7/24/2009 11:00:00

Dolores M. Bettac, 85, who lived most of her life in Plymouth, died at Crestwood Care Center in Shelby on July 21, 2009. Dolores graduated from Plymouth High School. She was employed for many years at Fate-Root-Heath in Plymouth, and continued to work in secretarial positions for most of her life. Dolores was a lifelong member of St. Joseph’s Church. She was fond of gardening and music, and loved to read and travel. She will be remembered particularly as the family archivist, always ready with her camera at family get-togethers.
Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Helen Bettac, her brother Ted, and her brother-in-law Charles Compton.
She is survived by her brothers Donald (Jean) Bettac, of Mansfield, Eugene (Eleanor) Bettac, of Shelby, and Joseph (Agnes) Bettac, of Willard; her sisters, Patricia (Martin) Elmlinger, of Willard, and Jeanette Compton, of Arizona; her sister-in-law, Anitra Bettac, of Michigan; and by many nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 on Friday, July 24, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Church in Plymouth, with Father Stanley Szybka officiating. Friends may visit with the family in the church during the hour before the Mass. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetary in Plymouth. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Karen Barnett - Jul 22, 2009

To the Bettac Family:
My deepest sympathy to all of you at this difficult time of losing such a beautiful person from your family. It was an honor to be one of her nurses at Crestwood Care Center. May God bring you comfort in your time of sorrow. Rest in God’s loving arms Dolores. You will be missed.

Carolyn Bettac - Jul 22, 2009

To a very special family:
My deepest sympathy to all of you.
Memories of Dolores are so precious to myself and Jon and Jenny.
She always made us feel special and very loved.
God Bless you all and give you peace to know how special you all were to her.
Carolyn Bettac
Jonathon Bettac and family
Jennifer Bettac/Martin and family

Gladys Hicks - Jul 22, 2009

To the family of Delores Bettac,I send my deepest condolences.I am truley aware of your sorrow..
I knew Delores through mutual friends ..
She was a very sweet lady and loved by all who knew her… I,m sure she is in a heavenly place .God Bless all who mourn her.
Gladys Hicks

Cynthia Lewellen Branham - Jul 21, 2009

Joe and family,
Pat and family,
Please accept our condolences on the passing of your sister. May it help to know that others share in your sorrow.
God Bless you,
Dennis and Cynthia Branham
Summertown, Tennessee