Betty J. Alonge

WESTFIELD – Betty J. (Raynor) Alonge, age 87, of Westfield, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at Absolut Care of Westfield.

She was born Oct. 11, 1926 in Westfield, NY, the daughter of the late Albert and Evelyn (VanCise) Raynor.

Betty was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, the Wm. P. Jackway Post 6764 VFW Auxiliary, and a former member of Women of The Moose Chapter 517.

A lifelong Westfield resident, she attended Westfield Academy and Central Schools, and had been employed by the school cafeteria for many years, retiring in 1986.

She enjoyed cooking, sewing, animals and her pets. However, Betty loved being around and spending time with her family. Her grandchildren were very special and important to her.

Betty is survived by three daughters: Kimberly A. Abbey of Westfield, NY, Jeanne J. Ruch of Westfield, NY, and Yvonne E. Dellatore of Erie, PA and six sons: Frank J. Alonge, Jr. of Shorewood, IL, Nicky J. Alonge of Westfield, NY, James Clute of Ft. Pierce, FL, Timothy M. Clute of Westfield, NY, Clarence B. Clute of Westfield, NY, Kenneth H. Clute of Mayville, NY. Betty is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren, and a special niece, Jennifer Calarco June, as well as her brother, Albert Raynor of Ft. Pierce, FL.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Alonge, Sr., whom she married June 4, 1961 and who died July 24, 1976; her son, Daniel “Danny” Lee Clute; and two sisters, Dorothy Calarco, and Alberta Stillman.

At Betty’s request, no calling hours will be observed and all services will be private.

Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. Memorials may be made to: The YWCA Children’s Programs, YWCA of Westfield, 58 So. Portage St., Westfield, NY 14787.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY 14787.

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