Betty L. Charron, age 84, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. She was born in Cumberland, WI, graduated from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls and began her teaching career with the South Whittier School District in Whittier, CA where she remained until her retirement. She resided in La Habra, CA with Denny, her husband of 49 years, until his passing in 2007. Betty taught Preschool, Kindergarten and 3rd grade; was the director of the PTA Christmas Program for five years and became a Resource Specialist in the category of Learning Handicapped. She received her MS Degree in School Counseling from La Verne College, La Verne, CA. She loved beach house vacations with family and friends; she thoroughly enjoyed an Alaskan cruise with her sister Beatrice, and her trip to New Zealand. She was very active and social. She loved hanging out with the neighborhood gang, bowling, singing, playing the piano and going out to eat (and candy!). She was a long-time member of the Red Hats and the Retired Teachers Association and participated in the Whittier Republic Women Federated (WRWF). She was generous and caring and loved her family and friends dearly, touching the hearts of all who knew her. She is survived by three children, Denise Charron of Moreno Valley, CA, Darci Charron of Diamond Bar, CA and Dirk (Nelida) Charron of Rancho Cucamonga, CA; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Beatrice Roy of Tacoma, WA; two nephews, Karl (Dawn) Schichtel Jr. of Spokane, WA and Oliver (Sharon) Roy of Issaquah, WA; one niece Jennifer (Bill) Marratt of Shoreline, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Eleanor DeGidio; her sister Alberta Schichtel and her niece, LeeAnne Schichtel. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital, any veteran association, The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), or your favorite charity.
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