Betty McFarland

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Betty McFarland

July 26, 1933 - February 14, 2019

Betty McFarland Betty McFarland, 85, of New Castle passed away the morning of Feb. 14, 2019, at Quality Life Services in New Castle.
Born July 26, 1933, in Butler, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Dennis and Eva (Cox) Peterman.
She married her beloved husband, Robert McFarland, on Feb. 16, 1952. He survives at home.
Mrs. McFarland was a graduate of Butler High School in Georgia.
She was a longtime employee of the Trading Post and Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy.
Betty will always be remembered for her devotion to her family. She was a full time stay-at-home mom and what gave her the most enjoyment in life was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Robert, Betty is survived by three daughters, Margaret (John) Ward and Roberta Quinlan, both of New Castle, and Linda (David) Deitle of Colver, Pennsylvania; a son, Robert (Susan) McFarland Jr. of New Castle; two brothers, Clark (Marie) Peterman of Butler, Georgia, and Millard (Maryanne) Peterman of Fort Valley, Georgia; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Along with her parents, Betty was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Riggans; a brother, Kenneth Peterman; and a sister, Brenda Deason.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A service will follow at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Michael Spicuzza officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Betty's honor to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
Published on February 14, 2019
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Sunday February 17, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA

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Sunday February 17, 2019

4:00 PM

R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, PA, USA


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