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Betty A. Devan

SALEM — Betty A. Devan, 75, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital. She was born Aug. 31, 1945, in Punxsutawney, Pa., a daughter of the late George and Altha (Hazlett) Smith.

She was a 1964 graduate of Elderton High School in Elderton, Pa.

Betty was a bank teller at Home Saving & Loan Bank from 1969 to 1974 and again from 1981 to 2005. She worked at various locations Salem, Lisbon and downtown Youngstown, where she was head teller. She then worked at the Lisbon BMV from 2005 to 2014.

Betty enjoyed attending her grandsons’ sporting events. She was a loving wife, mom, grandma and aunt and made everyone feel special.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Devan, whom she married June 14, 1969; two children, Scott (Jo Ann) Devan of Salem and Shawn (Stephanie Vortex) Devan of Plano, Texas; siblings, Sally (Thomas) Jones of Du Bois, Pa., George Smith of Virginia, Sue (Randy) Suhm of Texas, Robert (Tara) Smith of Missouri; and two grandsons, Brad and Brennen Devan.

Besides her parents, Betty was preceded in death by siblings Annabelle Neal, Albert Smith, Harry Smith and Ralph Smith.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at Stark Memorial, with the Rev. Leonard Moore officiating. Burial will be held at Highland Memorial Park, Beloit.

Friends and family will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021 and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Stark Memorial.

If unable to attend, you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.

To view Betty’s obituary, send condolences or order flowers, visit www.starkmemorial.com.

7/29/21