Elizabeth Hassall Obituary

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Elizabeth J Hassall

August 8, 1927 - April 12, 2012
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Elizabeth J. "Betty" Hassall, 84, of Medina passed away after a short illness on April 12, 2012 at her home with her loving family by her side. Born on August 14, 1927, in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Olive (Mane) Wagner. She lived most of her life in Medina and married Walter L. Hassall on January 6, 1945. Betty was well known for her community activity and service in Medina. She was Executive Director of the American Red Cross for 25 years and Executive Director of the United Way of Western Orleans County for over 20 years. She was a member of the Senior Citizens of WNY, The Medina Lions Club and...
Elizabeth J. "Betty" Hassall, 84, of Medina passed away after a short illness on April 12, 2012 at her home with her loving family by her side.

Born on August 14, 1927, in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Olive (Mane) Wagner.

She lived most of her life in Medina and married Walter L. Hassall on January 6, 1945.

Betty was well known for her community activity and service in Medina. She was Executive Director of the American Red Cross for 25 years and Executive Director of the United Way of Western Orleans County for over 20 years. She was a member of the Senior Citizens of WNY, The Medina Lions Club and received The Robert Uplinger Distinguished Service Award in March 2012. Betty was also a member of the Office of Aging; she was Treasurer of the American Legion Auxiliary, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, The League of Women Voters, She was a Matron of the Eastern Star, having been a member since November 1, 1954 and received a 50 year pin in 2004. Betty was a member of The First Presbyterian Church. In her spare time she also enjoyed oil painting.

She is survived by son, Jack (Cathy) Hassall of Bonita Springs, FL. Three Grandchildren, Tammy (Jeff) Kotch of Bonita Springs, FL, Tracy Hassall of Bonita Springs, FL and Jack R. (Erin) Hassall of Brockport, NY. Five Great-grandchildren, Savannah Rose, Jordan, Copper, Braydon, and Alexis. Several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Walter on 9/19/1991.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the First Presbyterian Church, 422 Main St., Medina, NY 14103 on April 14, 2012 at 1PM. Rev. Alfreda Morse will officiate.

Memorials may be made in Betty's name to the American Red Cross, 109 Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020

Arrangements are being handled through the Bates & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St., Medina, NY 14103

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