Betty L. (Conner) Italia
June 26, 1933 – February 19, 2015
Betty L. (Conner) Italia, age 81, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 19, 2015.
Born in Bunker Hill, NJ on June 26, 1933, Betty was a daughter of the late Thomas R. Conner and Ruth A. (Boyce) Conner. She made her career as a secretary with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Wilmington and retired in 1988 after 35 years of dedicated service.
In her leisure time, she enjoyed music and dancing and loved to travel. A devoted and loving wife, sister, aunt and friend, Betty will be dearly missed by all.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Benjamin J. Italia, step daughter, Lucy Ann Nacchia, brother, John T. Conner and sister, Dorothy L. Meyer. Betty is survived by her brother, Samuel E. Conner and wife, Frieda of Odessa, DE; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday morning, February 24, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Betty’s name may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware, 1901 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803.