Betty Van Fossen, 78, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022.
Betty was born on Thursday, May 20, 1943 in Barnesville, OH to the late Irvin and Florence (Clift) Carpenter and lived in the Norton area since 1966. She was a faithful member of Barberton Church of Christ. She sold Avon for 37 years and loved crocheting; making many Afghan blankets for family and friends over the years.
Along with her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her sister, Patsy Froelich; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Helen Van Fossen. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John; children, Peggy (David) Cross, Barbara Scarito, Dennis (Angela) Van Fossen Sr., and Sherri (Michael) Lewis; grandchildren, Dean Jr. (Emily), Nicole (Marty), Ashley (Mike), Dennis Jr. (Emily), Nicholas (Courtney), Andrew (Jessica), Kaitlyn (Luke), Logan (Ashley), and Kayla; great-grandchildren, Brooklynn, Lennan, Jamison, Reid, Kinsley, and Ellis; brother, Irvin (Bonnie) Carpenter Jr.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Larry and Joyce Van Fossen; brothers-in-law, Donald Van Fossen, and Tom Froelich; and many other loving family and friends.
Funeral Service will be 12:00 pm, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 at Bacher-Moore Funeral Home 3250 Greenwich Rd., Norton, OH 44203 with Preacher Keith Welch, Officiant. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the funeral home. Betty's final resting place will be Greenlawn Memorial Park in Akron, Ohio.
Due to Covid-19, we request that those attending the Funeral Service and/or Visitation will practice social distancing and wear face masks. If you are unable to attend, we understand. Your love and prayers will be appreciated.