Betty (Hayes) CavalliniJune 17, 1928 ~ December 3, 2017 (age 89)
Betty Delores Hayes Cavallini,89, formerly of Ridley Twp., peacefully went home to the Lord December 3, 2017 at her residence at Granite Farms, Media , PA.
One of seven children,she was born June 17, 1928 in Charleston , S.C. to Joseph and Lowree Hayes. A loving and devoted wife,mother grandmother, sister ,she is survived by her husband Richard; children ,Larry(Dale) , Joseph(Ann) , Geni Hensel(Helmut);eight grandchildren; nine great grand children; and sister , Catherine Faust and brother .Arthur Hayes of Colombia , S.C.; cousins, nieces, nephews.
Daughter of a “coast guard man”, she lived a few of her childhood years in Staten Island, NY and New London , Connecticut but a native of south Carolina, she grew up a “Southerner “. Her marriage to Richard brought her back North where she then set roots making Ridley Township her home
Ever the servant of others , Betty was a 66 year member of North Chester Baptist Church serving as Sunday School teacher, Pioneer Girls leader,,choir member, and head deaconess. She was a member of the Christian Academy Hearth Sorority ,and served as President. Along with her husband, she served as a short term missionary to Italy in 1982-83 At Granite Farms , she was in the choir and led volunteers. Her work history includes Colombia,S.C. telephone company; production manager at Smith, Klein and French , Philadelphia; along with her husband, she owned and operated Cavallini's delicatessen , Norwood, PA ;and, office manager, Orthodontic Associates, Ridley Park, PA
Her commitment to her Lord Jesus Christ leaves a lasting legacy and example of love with her family , friends and community.
Memorial service held Sunday,,December 10 at 1:00 PM - North Chester Baptist Church,2331 Providence Road, Chester, PA 19013
Private burial -Italian Cemetery, Glenn Lyon, PA
Donations may be made to The Christian Academy, 4301 Chandler Rd.,Brookhaven, PA19015 or North Chester Baptist Church.
Arrangements by John J Bryers Funeral Home, Willow Grove, PA