Lillian "Mona" M. Betis, 81

October 21, 2009

AUG. 14, 1928-OCT. 17, 2009

Lillian "Mona" M. Betis, 81, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Oxon Hill, Md., passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Reeders Memorial Home, Boonsboro, Md.

Lillian was born Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pa.

She was the daughter of the late Lillian Roche Treyes.

Her husband, Ben Betis, preceded her in death in 2008. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack Gonzaga.

She is survived by son, Bob Betis and partner, Aaron True, of San Francisco, Calif.; daughter, Pam Mott and husband, John, of Hagerstown; sister, Connie Macogay and husband, Abbie, of Waldorf, Md.; brother, Donald Treyes and wife, Gloria, of Leonardtown, Md.; two grandchildren, David Mott and wife, Lisa, of Thurmont, Md., and Heather Worgul and husband, John, of Cumberland, Md.; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Family will receive friends Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown. Services will follow in the chapel at 5:30 p.m.

Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at 9 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave. Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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