Betty P. Dilts
unknown - October 27, 2011
Betty P. Dilts, 90, of Baldwinsville, died Oct. 27, 2011, at Syracuse Home. She was born in Jeffersonville, IN, grew up in Louisville, KY, and graduated from Indiana University in 1942. She married Walter E. Dilts, DMD, in Louisville, KY, on April 24, 1943. They moved to Florence, KY, where she taught freshman English at Boone County High School. Love and laughter were her greatest gifts. Her husband and daughters, crosswords, bridge, dogs, birds, and roses were her greatest passions.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Judith A. Dilts, Ph.D., of Harrisonburg, VA, and Patricia (Ron) McHargue, RDH, of Baldwinsville; two grandchildren, Adrienne McHargue (David Fetterman) of Rochester, and Brendon McHargue (Kerri) of Victor, ID; and three great-grandchildren. Her sister, Jeannette ---------Kraft of Danville, IN, also survives her. Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Walter E. Dilts, DMD; a sister, Nancy Clark; and her parents, Albert and Grace Ruddell Prinz.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, November 1, 2011, at Onondaga County Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be sent to Syracuse Home Foundation, 7740 Meigs Rd, Baldwinsville, NY, 13027.