Elizabeth G. (Betty) Chaney, 82

July 04, 2010

OCT. 27, 1927-JULY 1, 2010

Elizabeth G. (Betty) Chaney, 82, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, July 1, 2010, at Julia Manor Health Care Center.

Born Oct. 27, 1927, in Baltimore, Betty was the daughter of the late Charles William Shipley and Gertrude Anna Trautman Shipley Close.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Chaney, on Dec. 6, 2003.

Betty was employed as a telephone operator by C&P Telephone Co.

Betty was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and Telephone Pioneers.

Betty is survived by one daughter, Jeannie Y.C. Swauger and her husband, Lane W., of Thompson's Station, Tenn.; three sons, Gerald E. Colbert and his friend, Stephanie V. Mills, of Hagerstown, David M. Chaney of Hagerstown and Jeffrey A. Chaney of Florida; one sister, Bertha Stottlemyer of Hagerstown; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Betty was preceded in death by one sister, Isabell McCauley; one brother, Charles Shipley; and one grandchild.


Services will be Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Father J. Collin Poston will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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