Betty Lee (Repp) SpetichJune 8, 1932 ~ January 21, 2017 (age 84)
Betty June Spetich (Repp)
Betty June Spetich, 84, was welcomed into Heaven
by her husband, Frankie and son, Russ on January 21, 2017.
Betty was born in Barberton, Ohio on June 8, 1932 to Lawrence
Demmon and Edith Marie Repp (Smith). Betty graduated with a BA
in Education from The University of Akron. She taught in the Field
school district, enjoyed working in the Barberton Public Library, and
retired from the City of Barberton a few years back. Betty was a devoted member
of Prince of Peace Church where she served on the Funeral luncheon committee,
helped out at the Lenten Fish Dinners, and attended daily Mass as often as she could.
Betty enjoyed many volunteer opportunitesthrough the years; especially at Pleasant View and Loyola Retreat House, helping with the mailings. Amish Country with her children was her favorite road trip and Friday card club at the Slovene Center and Tuesday Button Box were both events she really looked forward to.
Preceded in death by her first husband, Charles F. Lee;
Husband, Frankie L. Spetich; and son, Russell C. Lee, brother, Eremal Repp;
and sisters Peggy Kohler, Bonnie Arnold, Cynthia Williams, and Connie King;
she is survived by her dearest children, Sally Simonds, Becki (David) Haller, Peggy (J.B.)
Brosdahl, and Andy (Sharon) Lee, and daughter-in-law Shelley Lee; sister Goldie (Bob) Wagner;
and brother Larry (Betty Jo) Repp.
She will be deeply missed by her precious grandchildren, Mandy (Tim) Barna, Molly (Shawn)
Lazarus, Jared (Tara) Lee, Lily (Alex) Riddle, Nathan (Joannie) Flynt, Jennifer (Matt) Fox,
Dustin (Tricia) Vitrano, Shon (Crystal) Foley, Christy (Josh) Sathre, Ashley and Cody
Hosterman, Kalandra (Dan) Gram, and Charles (Kayla) Lee, 26 great grandchildren and
2 great-great-grandchildren , and many close Button Box friends and her Prince of
Peace Parish family.
When asked why she always had a beautiful smile on her face, Betty would share how
blessed she was with wonderful, loving and caring children, grandchildren, friends and family. Her
warm smile and compassionate heart will be greatly missed by all.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, January 26, 2017, 11am, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1263 Shannon Ave, Norton. Burial at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Calling Hours ONE HOUR PRIOR to Mass AT THE CHURCH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Loyola Retreat House, Prince of Peace Church or a charity of your choice.