Aug. 9, 1918
Born August 9, 1918 in Youngsville PA, and
was known as Betty to all her friends.
She was the eldest child of
Howard H. HUSTED and Edith Lovissa KNAPP and
was named after her grand
mothers, Julia Elizabeth HURLBURT and Carolyn PRESTON. She had two
younger brothers, Warren Ralph
HUSTED (1920 - 2009) and Theodore
Hurlburt HUSTED (1922 - )
Her father worked in the bank in Youngsville PA and later formed his
own successful independent insurance agency.
Graduating from Youngsville High School in 1936, she attended Alagahney
College in Meadville, PA graduating in 1940.
During WWII she worked at bookkeeper with Martin Marietta in GA.
Betty fell in love - once. Her fiancé was a flyer and he
died in WWII. She would never speak of him.
began working as a Girl Scout Professional in Erie PA and was later
transferred to the council in Mansfield, OH, where she retired as the
Betty never married. Having no children of her own she doted on
her nieces and nephews, referring to them as her "Aunt Children."
She was an avid photographer and enjoyed whittling. Every family
member has some do-dad or jewelry that she has whittled just for them.
In 2002 Betty had enjoyed a Thanksgiving at her younger brother and his
family in Bly Hill, NY. She returned home and passed away that
weekend in Wooster, OH.
She is interred with her father and mother in Youngsville, PA