ELDRED - Betty M. DuBois, 79, widow of the Rev. James M. DuBois, passed away March 11, 201 at Bradford Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Born June 6, 1933, in Port Allegany, she was a daughter of Arthur and Anna Holmes Lundgren. On Sept. 3, 1955, in the Trinity United Methodist Church in Port Allegany, she married the Rev. DuBois, who died Sept. 9, 2011.
Betty was a graduate of Port Allegany High School and the Bryant and Stratton Business College in Buffalo, N.Y. She had lived in Eldred since 1955.
Mrs. DuBois was employed as the executive secretary at the Pittsburgh-Corning Corp. in Port Allegany.
She was a member of the Duke Center United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the church choir. She was also a member of the Eldred Red Hats and the Eldred Senior Center. A volunteer at the McKean County VNA and Hospice and the Bradford Hospital, along with her husband, she also volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She partnered with her husband in ministry at Sinnemahoning, Bradford and DuBois.
Betty especially enjoyed Wii "bowling" at the Eldred Senior Center. She also enjoyed playing Rook and sequence games.
Surviving are one son, David (Nora) DuBois of Beaver, Pa; two daughters, Joanie (Michael) Bova of Pittsburgh and Nancy (Gary) Harris of Stow, Ohio; eight grandchildren, and one sister, Margaret (Fred) Turner of Apopka, Fla.
Friends were to be received Wednesday, March 13 from 4-8 p.m. at the Duke Center United Methodist Church, where funeral and committal services were scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Gary Sheesley officiating. Burial was to follow in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Duke Center United Methodist Church; the Eldred Borough Fire Department; or the Chapel Ridge Activities Fund.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com