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Betty M. Ball Lazeration

  • On September 11, 2020

Betty M. Ball Lazeration, age 92 of Venetia, PA formerly of Niagara Falls, Hamburg, and Lewiston, NY passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Born on September 15, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Florence and Albert Ball. Beloved wife to the late Donald Brown, Robert Prigge, and George Lazeration. Loving mother to Karolyn (Robert) Bononi, Robin (Eric) Warren, Susan (Gary) Avise, Heidi Prigge, and Lisa (Floyd) Carothers. Cherished grandmother to Richard (Jen Full) McPeek, Glenn McPeek, Elizabeth McPeek, Melanie Adey, Heidi Warren-Anderson, Kyle Avise, Jennifer Price, Lonnie Carlson, Julie Carothers, Benjamin Carothers and Tonya, Kristen, and Brian Lazeration. Loving great grandmother to Jacob and Hannah McPeek, Brittney and Nicholas Full, Ian and Lillian Adey, Mia and Kara Anderson and Brianna Lazeration. Loving sister to James (Mary Lou) Ball, William Ball and sister-in-law to Allen Stretch. She was preceded in death by her sister, Ellen Stretch.

Betty started painting in high school and was a talented Artist who received many awards for her portrait paintings, pastels and charcoal drawings. Her artwork is present in businesses and private homes throughout Western Pennsylvania, Western New York and Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario, Canada. She always had a camera in her hand and has created a collection of photo albums from 1925 to present day. Betty was a beautiful and loving mother and friend. She was sweet, kind and loving with a gentle voice and will be dearly missed by many.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 10 AM at St. John XXIII (formerly St. Benedict the Abbot), 120 Abington Drive, McMurray, PA 15317. Everyone please meet at the church. Burial will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John XXIII, 120 Abington Drive, McMurray, PA 15317.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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  • Sep 12 2020
Ippity Bobbity Boo. RIP and may your memory always be a blessing to all.
Mary Ann Campbell
  • Sep 13 2020
So sorry for your loss Karolyn. Sending prayers your way.
Dolores Hindle-Derbyshire
  • Sep 14 2020
Dear Karolyn, Robin, Susan, Heidi & Lisa. I am so sorry to hear about your mother. She was a wonderful & talented person. Betty made me feel so good when I was young, she took me from Niagara on the Lake to Hamburg NY for a couple of weeks for a few summers. I am sure she never knew what happiness she brought to a young girl but they were the best summers of my young life. We recently reconnected and I was so happy to see her again along with Karolyn and Robin and their husbands. She will be missed by so many.