Theresa A. Betty

OLD ORCHARD BEACH — Theresa A. Betty, 77, of Old Orchard Beach, died on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford.
She was born at home in Bronx, N.Y., on April 18, 1933, the daughter of the late Charles and Emma (Voltz) Leser. Mrs. Betty was raised in New Rochelle, N.Y., and graduated from high school there.

Following her marriage to Arnold P. Betty Sr., they resided in Mt. Vernon before moving to Fortune Rocks, Kennebunk, in 1959. She resided in Buxton for most of her adult life.

It was then that she worked for several companies as a bookkeeper for Baldwin Studios, Manpower, News Center Channel 6 WCSH, and National Distributors. Most recently, she had resided in Old Orchard Beach retiring from Saco Manufacturing in 2006. She enjoyed arts and crafts.

She shared 28 years of marriage with the late Arnold P. Betty Sr. Family members include two sons, Arnold P. Betty Jr. of West Baldwin and Paul A. Betty of Standish; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Michael Leser of New York; and a sister, Annarita Mercurio of New York. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a grandson.

Spring burial will be held in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Buxton, at a time to be announced. Arrangements by the Dolby & Dorr Funeral Chapel, Gorham.

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