Betty Geist

Obituary of Betty K. Geist

Betty K. Geist, of Jamestown, died Saturday August 4, 2018, in UPMC Chautauqua, after a 2 week stay at home with Hospice care.

A native of Kittanning, PA, she was born January 28, 1955, a daughter of June Mary Doverspike Geist and the late James D. Geist.

She was a 1973 graduate of Jamestown High School.

She was employed by WCA Hospital for 33 years in housekeeping department.

Betty enjoyed spending time with her family, making cards, camping and collecting angels. She always had a smile "with those big dimples" and thought of others first. She was kind-hearted and would often send cards, flowers and baskets to those hurting or just needing a pick-me-up. She enjoyed making meals and planning special occasions for the residents where she lived at Carlson B Towers.

Surviving besides her mother of Jamestown are five sisters Darlene Geist of Jamestown, Nancy (George) Adams of Bemus Point, Patricia (George) Fleming, Connie (Chip) Myers, and Lisa Geist all of Jamestown and a brother Jim Geist of Jamestown. Also surviving are her nieces and nephews who were her pride and joy: Matthew (Courtney) Snyder, April Snyder, Dale (Emma) Fleming, Chris (Nicole) Fleming, Nichole (Arthur) Kuyumjian, Jami (Richy) Smith, Ashley (Martin) Knoll, Brittany (Tom) Kistler and Joshua Geist; several great nieces and nephews and her fiancé Jerry Munday.

Besides her father she was preceded in death by a sister Jean Snyder.

The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lind Funeral Home. Rev. Dayle Keefer will officiate.

Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 4-7 Tuesday and for one hour prior to the service Wednesday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750.

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