Betty L. Hurta

Betty L. Hurta, age 89, of Erie, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born in Erie on August 3, 1929, daughter of the late Gilmore and Stella Williams.

Betty worked at the Samaritan House, where she did many jobs over the years. She was a long time member of the Interfaith Worship Center. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

Betty is survived by her six sons, Ronald, John (Patty), Joseph (Muffi), Thomas, Robert (Edna), and Michael (Bev) Hurta; seven daughters, Joan Hanson, Susan Hurta, Marilu Adams, Shirley McNaughton (Bill), Nancy Hurta, Michelle Pastuha, and Heather Pastuha (Matt); and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; one son, George; and one daughter, Helen.

Upon the family's request, private interment was held at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery under the direction of the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd.

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The founder of the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., Constantine "Gus" Dusckas, was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1915, the son of Greek immigrants. It has been noted that the Dusckas family had a close relationship with the Drake family of oil well fame. Because of the family's deep religious beliefs, young Gus got involved with many families who were in need and less fortunate.  read more...

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