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Shirley J. (Betzold) Downey

July 26, 1924 ~ August 8, 2021 (age 97)


DOWNEY - Shirley J. (nee Betzold)
of Akron, at the age of 97 on August 8th, 2021
Beloved Wife of the late Richard R. "Dick" Downey.

Loving Mother of Linda (Paul) Puckett, Suzanne (James) Wild, Deborah (Rev. William) Petri and the late Diane (Jerry) Voskerichian.

Dearest Sister of the late Clayton (late Lucille) Betzold and Irene (late Dean) McCarthy.

Also survived by 9 Grandchildren and 19 Great-Grandchildren.

Visitation Saturday at 10:00 a.m., followed by Services at 11:00 a.m. at BERNHARDT FUNERAL HOME, LLC., 130 Main St.; Akron (542-9522).

Current Covid Mandates will be followed.

Burial to follow at Clarence Fillmore Cemetery.

Mrs. Downey was a member of The Women's Society of Christian Service.

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August 14, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bernhardt Funeral Home, LLC.
130 Main Street
Akron, NY 14001

Memorial Service
August 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Bernhardt Funeral Home, LLC.
130 Main Street
Akron, NY 14001

Interment following funeral service
August 14, 2021

Clarence Fillmore Cemetery
4715 Ransom Rd.
Clarence, NY 14031


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