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Betty J. Gale 05/23/2013

Betty J. GaleBetty J. Gale
Betty J. Gale, 69, of Rensselaer Falls, died, May 23, 2013, at her home, services will be private. Betty is survived by her daughters, Gena Gale and Bill Merrick, Potsdam, Janna and Dag Alstad, Westminster, MD, grandchildren, Dylan Hutton, Kala Alstad, Kendall Alstad, Nicole Schober, Makenzie Merrick, brothers, Dean Bresett, Redwood, Jay Bresett, Fowler a sister, Linda Tharrett, Fowler, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Lloyd Bresett Jr., Thomas Bresett, sisters, Gene Jesmer, and Joyce Griffin. She was born on July 26, 1943, in Gouverneur, the daughter of Leonard and Georgina Patton Bresett. Betty married Brent Gale on July 20, 1960 at the Gouverneur United Methodist Church, Reverend Brown officiating; he died on January 6, 2007. She was a home health care aide for the Community Development Program in Canton and prior to that she was a bartender at the Meadows in Fowler. Betty loved researching family genealogy, traveling, gardening and animals. Contributions can be made to the Dr. Ravinder N. Agarwal Renal Center in Ogdensburg.

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  1. Murray & Lynda Andrews
    May 25th, 2013 at 11:32 | #1

    We were sorry to hear about Betty. We haven’t seen her in a long time but we have good memories.

  2. May 25th, 2013 at 13:08 | #2

    we are sorry about the lost of aunt betty

  3. Kris Bouvia
    May 25th, 2013 at 17:52 | #3

    I have so many wonderful memories of Betty. Last time I saw her was a while a go but thought of her often. Kris

  4. Rose Brown
    May 26th, 2013 at 03:23 | #4

    Gena, I ‘m so sorry for your loss. Time will help your grief. Just keep thinking about the good times. Rose

  5. Carolyn & Gary Hall
    May 26th, 2013 at 12:45 | #5

    A dear cousin who we have found memories of. Had not seen her in a long time.
    We are so saddened to hear of her passing. God bless her soul. RIP

  6. Kay McIntosh
    May 26th, 2013 at 13:06 | #6

    So very sorry to hear of your loss. Betty and I have had alot of really good times over the years. She will be greatly missed by all.

  7. Kit Gale Moody
    May 28th, 2013 at 14:03 | #7

    I was 5 years old when Betty married my brother Brent.I grew up with her in my life . She shared her love of animals and gardening with me. I always enjoyed time spent with her. To her daughters and grand children,I send my heart felt sympathy and love.

  8. Jeff & Sherry Fullerton
    May 29th, 2013 at 01:08 | #8

    Gena and Family,Sorry to hear about your Mom.Now she’s out of pain and resting in peace.Love ya,Sherry

  9. Kim Halpin
    May 29th, 2013 at 02:23 | #9

    So sorry to hear about Betty. I hadn’t had the opportunity to see her recently but have very fond memories of her. I know that she has had some serious health problems but now she is no longer in pain. My deepest sympathy to her daughters and grandchildren at this time.

  10. Donna Morey
    May 29th, 2013 at 20:50 | #10

    Sorry to hear of your loss.I havent seen her in years but thought of her and you all often.

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