Betty Henderson

Obituary of Betty Lea Henderson

Betty Lea Henderson, age 96, a longtime resident of Folcroft, passed away on June 30, 2021, at Plush Mills Senior Living. Born January 18, 1925, in McConnellsburg, PA, to David and Ruth Washabaugh, she graduated from the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing in 1946 and was a nurse at Philadelphia General Hospital and Saint Joseph's Elementary School in Collingdale. She was married to her husband, Wilbur Henderson, for 65 years, and they had two sons, Steven, and David (9/12/55-12/1/99). She was predeceased by her sister, Carolyn Frank, of Altoona, PA. Betty Lea and Wilbur were active members of Folcroft Union Church since 1950.

 

Survivors:

Son – Steven (Marie) Henderson

Grandchildren – David Henderson, Christina (Derek) Sotherden

Great Grandchildren – Tatum Sotherden, Theodore Sotherden

Daughter-in-law – Helen (Steve) Buxton

Brother – David Andrew (Joyce) Washabaugh

Many Nieces and Nephews

 

Visitation: Saturday, 10:30 AM at Folcroft Union Church, 500 Primos Ave, Folcroft, PA 19032

Funeral Service: Saturday, 11 AM at Folcroft Union Church, 500 Primos Ave, Folcroft, PA 19032

Burial: Will be held privately at Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazer, PA

Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Folcroft Union Church, 500 Primos Ave, Folcroft, PA 19032

Condolence: https://mcgfh.com

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