Betty Close

Obituary of Betty J. Close

Betty J. Close, 88, of Jamestown passed away Wednesday (December 22, 2021) in UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA. She was born May 7, 1933 in Blockville, NY, the daughter of the late Raymond and Isabelle Simms Hosier Sr. Betty attended Panama Central School and prior to retirement was employed by MRC-SKF for 35 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, going to the casino and traveling to Florida. While spending winters in Florida she enjoyed spending time with the ladies’ group “Red Hot Mamma’s and going to bingo. Betty was a member of the War Vets Recreation and an avid Buffalo Bills and NASCAR Cup Series fan. Surviving is five children: Patricia Walters of Tidioute, PA, Susan (Raymond) Cansdale of Frewsburg, Debbie (David) Flasher of Jamestown, Donna (Floyd) Kent of Bemus Point, and Kenneth S. (Rebecca) Hultin of Panama; 12 grandchildren: Leigh (LeRoy) Loney of Warren, PA, Carrie Proper of Tidioute, PA, Mindy (Kenneth) Moore of Jamestown, Ronald Hultin of Jamestown, Linda (Mark) Conklin of Jamestown, Crystal (Arthur) Sweatman of Frewsburg, Jennifer Hultin-Kolstee (Timothy Kolstee) of Jamestown, Ashley (William) Devlin of Frewsburg, Constance (Steven) Sunday of Dewittville, Floyd (Megan) Kent Jr. of Bemus Point, Kellie Hultin of Ashville, Kenneth C. Hultin of Jamestown; 2 step grandchildren: Karli and Quinten Champ both of Jamestown; 23 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Keith Close on May 19, 1999; four brothers: Donald, Robert, Raymond Jr. and Roger Hosier, and a sister Ruth Smouse. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Falconer Funeral Home. Rev. Doug Kibbe of Rock Church in Lakewood will officiate. Burial will be in Fluvanna Cemetery. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be donated to the Rock Church, 567 Fairmount Ave., Jamestown, NY 14701. Visit our website at www.falconerfuneralhome.net to send a message of condolence. Betty’s service will be streamed Tuesday on the funeral home website. Click on Betty’s obituary and click the live stream tab.
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Monday
27
December

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, December 27, 2021
Falconer Funeral Home, Inc., Falconer, NY
44 West Falconer St.
Falconer, New York, United States
Tuesday
28
December

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Falconer Funeral Home, Inc., Falconer, NY
44 West Falconer St.
Falconer, New York, United States
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