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Bacher-Moore Funeral Home (Portage Lakes)
Thursday April 7th, 2022
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Eastern Star Service

Bacher-Moore Funeral Home (Portage Lakes)
Thursday April 7th, 2022

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Community Church of Portage Lakes
Friday April 8th, 2022
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Friday April 8th, 2022

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Betty J. Grandy

Betty J. Grandy, 90, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022. Betty was born and raised in Logan, Ohio on Wednesday, June 10, 1931, to the late Kermit and Mildred (Keister) Ringhiser and raised on a farm. She would always talk about the farm and how she had to milk the cows before going to school.

Betty retired from the University of Akron after 27 years. She was a 50 plus year member of the Eastern Star Legacy Chapter in North Canton and was the Deputy Grand Matron in 2003. She was also a past Worthy Matron alongside her husband Roy who was a Worthy Patron at the time. She held offices and did a lot of traveling, which she loved to do.

Betty was a 60-year member of the Community Church of Portage Lakes and has always been active. She was head of the Primary Department for 25 years, worked in the church office part time for 20 plus years, and was on the committee that started Encore Senior Group, she remained on that committee until her death. She also Started the Widows Group and every Sunday after church they went to lunch. She looked forward to that every week.

In addition to her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Grandy; sister, Peggy Aurand; brothers, Paul and Jon Ringhiser; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Walter and Lena Grandy.  She is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Angelo) Ginella; grandchildren, Carrie (Keith) Cline and Nicholas (Kori) Calderone; great-grandson, Caden Calderone; sisters-in-law, Linda and Janet Ringhiser; and many loving family and friends.

Funeral Service will be Friday, 11:00 am at Community Church of Portage Lakes, 3260 Cormany Rd., Akron, Ohio 44319.  Visitation will be Thursday, April 7, 2022, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Bacher-Moore Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Road, Akron, Ohio 44319 where an Eastern Star service will be held at 5:00, and Friday, April 8, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am at the church. Betty's final resting place will be Greensburg Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Church of Portage Lakes, 3260 Cormany Rd., Akron, Ohio 44319. 

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To the family of Betty Grandy, we just found out about her passing. The entire family of Don and Barb Keister including her cousins send our deepest sympathy. She was such a kind and loving woman, always giving hugs and kisses to us all. If there is anything we can do for your family please let us know. Our prayers are with you all.God bless.

Leslie Messmer(Keister) Apr 13 2022 2:59 PM

Betty’s genuine kindness was evident. We will always remember her with a smile on her face. Much sympathy for your loss.

David and Becky Calderone Apr 7 2022 10:18 AM

Our hearts will forever be filled with the light of Betty's beautiful smile, and mischievous giggle. We will treasure the memories that we have with Betty that God has given to us. Caden called her, Honey, before he could get the word Grandmother correctly to come from his mouth. Betty will always Bee, Caden's Honey. Rest in the softest of clouds.
We will miss you.

Ann Holden Apr 6 2022 12:00 AM

Betty will be greatly missed. She was a one of a kind, special lady. Always smiling. Rest in peace, our dear friend. Our deepest sympathy to you, Kathy.

Tom and Diana Staten Apr 5 2022 3:31 PM

I've been around Community Church as long as Betty, but I was a young child 60 years ago. Betty has always been a part of my experience and life. During the years when she handled attendance I always put stickers on my attendance cards for her enjoyment. When possible they would be ladybugs. Betty was always a classy lady. I enjoyed my times with her at church or out to lunch. She will be missed, but I am sure Roy is happy to again have her by his side.

Joy Manda Apr 4 2022 10:39 PM

Betty was a loving and attentive grandparent and great grandparent . She was always a smiling and was a true pleasure to be around.
May she rest in peace in heaven with her soul mate Roy. I will miss her.

Bob Calderone Apr 4 2022 8:38 PM