Florence L. Bettinazzi

February 8, 1930 - April 2, 2024

02/08/1930 - 04/02/2024

Past Services

Visitation
Friday April 05, 2024
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Funeral Service
Saturday April 06, 2024
10:00 am
St. Jude Church
710 Jefferson Ave
Glendale, WV 26038
Directions
Cemetery
Saturday April 06, 2024
11:00 am
Mt. Calvary Cemetery l Bishops Chapel
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Florence Tysk Bettinazzi, of Gibsonia, PA, died April 2, 2024, at UPMC Passavant Hospital McCandless in Pittsburgh, PA. Florence was born February 8, 1930 in Nanticoke, PA. She was a homemaker and member of St. Jude Church in Glen Dale, WV, for over 60 years before moving to the Pittsburgh area.

Florence was a cook for several years at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Rectory in Moundsville. She worked at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale, WV retiring after 19 years in the dietary department. In 2001, she joined the Foster Grandparents program tutoring children at Glen Dale Elementary Grade School for 10 years. The children and staff members at the school called her “Grandma Flo”. She called the program her dream job because she loved working with the students. 

Florence was preceded in death by Albert and Mary Tysk, her mother and father, her dear sister, Helen Tysk Andersson, brothers, Benjamin and Joseph Tysk, and her grandson, Jonathan Albert Mason. She is survived by her loving children and their spouses, William (Sherry) Bettinazzi of Hazard, KY, Ronald (Bobbie) Bettinazzi of Parker, CO, and Linda Mason (Charles Fedell) of Gibsonia,PA, and her grandchildren, Geona Roberts, Michael Bettinazzi, Alison Crowell, Luke Bettinazzi, and Marisa Mason, and eight beautiful great-grandchildren that she loved dearly. 

Florence was a member of the Moundsville Senior Citizens group, St. Jude Women’s Club, Glen Dale Hobby Toppers, former Moundsville Eagles, and Moundsville VFW.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, April 5, 2024 from 2 – 6 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Funeral Home, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, April 6 at 10 am St. Jude Catholic Church, Glen Dale. Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.   

The family requests no flowers or gifts. Please make a donation to St. Jude Catholic Church, 710 Jefferson Ave, Glen Dale, WV 26038 or by clicking here

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.alteyerfuneralhomes.com

 

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Patty Skaggs Owens
8 days ago

Linda & family,
I’m so sorry at the loss of your mom. We were so fortunate to have such good moms who supported our goals in our lives! Prayers & thoughts with you & your family!

Mike Elias
10 days ago

My sister Lillian was a very good friend of Florence Bettinazzi. I have a picture of Florence, my sister Lillian, Florence’s niece Helen and me. It was Lillian and Florence 1rst Holy Communion. If you would like a copy of it I would be glad to email it to you plus a little bit more info . Mike Elias

Lois Jean Sine-Hoffman
10 days ago

I’m sorry for your family, the loss of a wonderful woman. I was blessed to know her and lived with her when I was part of the family through marriage and a niece in the 70’s, I loved her too. I remember going to st Francis rectory and her home on Newman Lane. She will be missed by many

Rosemary
10 days ago

Worked with Flo in the grandmother program. A very nice person saw her once after she left the program. Well loved by the children at Glen Dale.

Justin Evans
10 days ago

Bill even though I didn’t know her all that good just know I’m going to be here for u no matter what ur friend justin

Misty Bellis
10 days ago

My deepest sympathy for you and your family Bill. Hugs and prayers during this difficult time.

Debbie and Greg Simmons
10 days ago

Our family has great memories of Florence throughout the years. Sending our love and comfort to all family and friends during this time of mourning.

Dennis R Albaugh
11 days ago

My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of Florence. Denny Albaugh

Joann Neal
11 days ago

So sorry to hear of Grandma Flo’s passing . She worked with my students and provided the love and support some of them needed.
She always had a smile on her face, and would call the kids and me “Love” , She took her role very seriously She was a gem!
Joann Perman Neal

Ron Osmianski
11 days ago

Bill, Ron and Linda,
I am sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I remember her taking me along when Ron and I were going to preparations for our First Communion at St. Francis. I remember her dropping us off at the Union Fish Market in Moundsville before we went to the Church. Very nice lady. Ron Oz