Betty Lou Izzo “Boo,” 81, of Ellwood City passed peacefully on June 4, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Beaver, PA.
Betty was born on December 3, 1936 to the late Bernard Leroy Brown and the late Frances Marie Brown. Betty graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955 and in 1980 continued her education at Butler County Community College for Insurance Licensing. She worked as an advertising executive at the WKST-WFEM radio station, as an auto sales manager for Cranberry Lincoln Mercury, and as a District Secretary for Sherwin Williams before retiring.
Betty was a member of Park Gate Baptist Church for more than ten years. She was a lifetime member of the Ellwood City Moose Lodge and in 2001 received the Moose Club Senior Regent award. Betty most enjoyed hosting family for the holidays, gardening, bingo, bowling, shopping, and singing.
She is survived by the love of her life, “Neizer” Patsy N. Izzo of Ellwood City, whom she married on July 3, 1967.
Betty is survived by her six siblings, Robert (Louise) Brown of NC, Dorothy (Michael) Burcik of Melbourne, FL, Debbie McDonald of Ambridge, PA, Kathy Jo (Bill) Fazenbaker of New Galilee, PA, Tom Brown of Beaver Falls, PA, and Sylvia (Kenny) Grimes of Beaver Falls, PA; and her children, Robin (Richard) Lordi of Penn Hills, PA; Patricia Dombeck of Ellwood City; and “Jerry” Jerome (Carolyn) Izzo of Ellwood City. She was preceded in death by her loving son, Larry (Beth) Izzo. She is also survived by her ten grandchildren: Jennifer Fry, Jared Izzo, Jessica Bucci, Danielle Lordi, Jocelyn Dombeck, Johnny Dombeck, Austin Dombeck, Michelle Izzo, Mellodie Kaszowski, and Dylan Weingartner; and nine great-grandchildren: Landon Dombeck, Bill Fry, Matthew Fry, Ryan Fry, Anthony Bucci, Hunter Prenatt, Damien Prenatt, Lily Kaszowski, and Livia Kaszowski.
Visitation will be held Sunday June 10, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. at Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 309 Spring Avenue, in Ellwood City with a service immediately to follow at 4:00 PM at the funeral home with Reverend David Childs officiating.