Betty Louise Driscoll
05/17/1925 - 09/28/2020
Obituary for Betty Louise Driscoll
Betty Louise Driscoll, age 95, passed away at her home in Meadowlark Retirement Village in Sparta on Monday, September 28, 2020. She was born in Lake Leelenau, Michigan on May 17, 1925 and was raised there by her parents, Ferdinand and Mary (Brzezinski) Harp. She was married to Raymond M. Driscoll in 1958 and he preceded her in death in 1996.
Betty was a very active and outgoing person who had many interests. She was a member of the North Kent Eagles, Sparta, Women’s Auxiliary. She loved to play bingo, go hunting and especially loved to fish. Betty enjoyed travel and taking road trips with her husband, Ray; she loved being “Up North” in Michigan. But mostly Betty loved her family and always put them first. She raised 5 children, always making sure they had everything they needed. She truly loved her children and grandchildren and they will always remember her being hardworking, funny and an all-around amazing lady.
Betty is survived by children, Tom (Sue) Driscoll, Frederick (Bonnie) Pieri, Evelyn “Sue” Steele, Lois Corner; and daughter-in-law, Barbara Driscoll; 18 grandchildren and many great grandchildren; brother, Fabian Harp; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond M. Driscoll; son, Gerard Driscoll; and great grandson, Dustin Krzykwa.
There will be a graveside service held for Betty on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 2:30 PM at Fairplains Cemetery, 598 Martindale St NW Sparta, Mi. 49345 with Monsignor Terrence Stewart officiating. Those wishing may make a memorial donation in Betty’s memory to Emmanuel Hospice at www.emmanuelhospice.org.
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