Age 90, of Hinckley, Ohio, passed away on February 21, 2018. Born on January 28, 1928, in Smithmill, Pennsylvania to the late Andrew and Susan (Adamcik) Duke. Wife of Joseph P. Purta (deceased); sister of John, Stephen, Frank, Edward, Leonard, Joseph, Susan, Marie, Emma, Ann, Dorothy, Margaret, Eleanor (all deceased), and Mildred "Joan" Matia; loving mother of Diane (Rick) Turman, David (Lindsay) Purta and Joe (Puri) Purta; cherished grandmother of Michelle (Mike), Becky (Danny), Richard, Jr. "J.R." (Phinh), Carrie (James), Nathan, Rachael, and Joe III; and great-grandmother of Ada, Drake, Xander, Derek, Max, Peyton, Isabella, and Elijah. Betty was a 50-year resident of Hinckley, Ohio and a founding, active member of Our Lady of Grace Church. She enjoyed spending her free time gardening, reading, and cheering on her Cleveland sports teams. Family will receive friends on Sunday, February 25, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at WAITE AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 3300 Center Rd., Brunswick, Ohio 44212. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, February 26, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Church, 1088 Ridge Rd., Hinckley, Ohio 44233. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick, OH. Online condolences and memories may be left at:
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PostedFebruary 24, 2018