Elizabeth Fancher

November 12, 1960 - June 05, 2018

Visitation: Thursday 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills

Service: Friday 11 a.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, North Hills

Elizabeth Jane Fancher passed away on Tuesday, June 5 at the family home in Ross Township. Betsy was born in Hammond, Indiana on November 12, 1960, the daughter of John and Joan Gregory Fancher.

She attended St. Sebastian elementary school and was a member of North Hills High School, class of 1979. She graduated from Penn State in 1983 with a degree in Microbiology and later earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Pitt. She serviced as a Regional Nurse and Director of Nursing for many years. Betsy had many interests and enjoyed camping, boating, gardening, and traveling. She enjoyed reading American history, especially the Civil War and visited many of the sites. She is survived by her parents, her sister and brother in law, Leslie and Barbara Fancher Jones and their daughter Brenna of Orlando, FL; her sister, Laura, also of Orlando; and her sister Kristin of Pittsburgh. She is also survived by her uncle, Robert Fancher of East Hampton, CT and several cousins.

Friends received Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Devlin Funeral Home, INC., 806 Perry Hwy., North Hills where a Blessing Service will be held Friday 11 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Northland Public Library, 300 Cumberland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. Betsy had many friends, who, along with her family will cherish her memory.

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  • Amanda Lackore Keeton

    I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Carolyn Streaker

    Sending my heartfelt condolences to the Fancher family.

  • Karyl Witte

    Although I did not personally meet Betsy, I feel like I knew her through her sister Laura. My thoughts and prayers are with her loved ones. May our Lord our GOD provide you peace and comfort during this time. Please convey my sympathy and condolences to her mother and family.
    Blessed are they who mourn for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4

  • Cindy Cox

    Betsy will be missed and I was blessed to have known and worked with her. My thoughts and prayers to family.

  • James Bryant

    friend and Co worker of Les Jones

  • Jeannine Rudolph

    Very fond memories of Betsy from her days at Penn State. She was always a force of positive energy and quick to share her laughter. My sympathy to her family.


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