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Betty Miles Aiken Strough, 90, formerly of Theresa

Betty Miles Aiken Strough, 90, formerly of Theresa, NY, died on Monday, April 18, 2022, with...
Betty Miles Aiken Strough, 90, previously of Theresa, NY, died on Monday, April 18, 2022, with her daughter by her side, at Samaritan Preserve House, Watertown, NY.(Funeral House)

THERESA, New York (WWNY) – Betty Miles Aiken Strough, 90, formerly of Theresa, NY, died on Monday, April 18, 2022, with her daughter by her facet, at Samaritan Hold Property, Watertown, NY.

Betty Mae was born January 13, 1932, in Minetto, NY to Douglas Homer and Ilah Card Miles. She attended Theresa faculties, graduating in 1949.

Betty moved to Kissimmee, Florida and was a clerk of Compact Claims Courtroom in Osceola County. She married Stanley Aiken of Theresa on Oct 19, 1952, upon his return from Korea. The few returned to Theresa in the summertime of 1953. Stanley died on July 20, 1977.

Betty was a agent for Avon for 18 a long time in the villages of Theresa, Redwood, and Plessis. She labored as Theresa Village Clerk for 7 yrs right before taking a placement as Government Secretary of the Municipal Electric Utilities Affiliation in Albany and later on moved to Syracuse, a placement she held for 16 several years until retirement when she married Frederick Strough and moved to Gouverneur, NY. Frederick died on October 2, 2008.

Betty returned to Florida in 2010. This time she moved with a childhood pal, Jim Kessler, whom she traveled the entire world with until finally 2018, when their decades caught up with them. Betty moved residence to Gouverneur with loved ones right until moving to Samaritan Retain in 2020.

Her mother and father, two husbands, 4 sisters, Hazel Miles, Judy Decker, Thelma Dodge, and Wilma George, all passed absent earlier.

She is survived by her youngest sister, Janette Thune, Cape Vincent, NY a son, Terry (Karen) Aiken of Shaftsbury, Vermont a daughter, Micki (Edward) Allyn of Gouverneur, NY six grandchildren, Christopher (Deb) Aiken, Jess Aiken, Sarah (Andy) Hunt, Arliss Reed, Rachel Reed, and Shane (Allison) Aiken 6 good-grandchildren, Micaela, Maddy, Emerson, Elzy, Sadie, and Callie.

Existence was not easy for Betty, still via it all, there was not a solitary necessarily mean bone in her human body. She was truly variety. If you had the satisfaction of knowing Betty, you cherished her. She had a way about her that just set you at simplicity and built you feel loved. Afterwards in life, she was everyone’s grandmother. You could always uncover her puttering around the home, trying to keep herself busy with projects, and constantly up for making you a ideal lunch. She liked to sit in her chair and browse and do her term searches with her kitty, Toddler. She faithfully utilised to browse the newspaper when it was an genuine paper and usually had a cup of espresso waiting around for you. She will be deeply missed.

In lieu of flowers, you should donate to Samaritan Preserve House Things to do Fund, 133 Pratt Avenue, Watertown, NY or to your community library. The loved ones would like to say thank you to the nursing employees at SKH, specially the 4th Floor Team. Thank you for what you do.

Memorial Products and services will be 2 pm, Saturday, May perhaps 14, 2022 at the Theresa Presbyterian Church with Rachel Reed, presiding. Subsequent solutions, family and good friends will acquire at the Pleased Daze Hideaway, 113 Commercial Road, Theresa, NY.

Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Property, Theresa, NY. To go away condolences go to and accessibility the obituary. Click on on the Tribute Wall found on the best still left.

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