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SCHURR, Betty Marie Closs (Underhill)

SCHURR - Betty Marie Closs (nee Underhill)
86, of Arcade, NY passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening March 29, 2011 at Buffalo General Hospital. Born October 27, 1924 in Ashtabula, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy (Lathrop) Underhill. Betty was a homemaker for most of her life, but had many talents and passions. She loved to create ceramic artwork, play the organ and was very skilled in knitting. Betty had a passion for floral arranging and used her talents at Closs Flower Shop in East Aurora for many years. Most of all she loved her family and has left them with a lifetime of memories. Besides her parents Betty is predeceased by her two husbands; John Schurr who passed away in 1978 and Donald Closs who passed away in 2007; one Brother Gerald Underhill and an infant son. Survivors include her five sons John Schurr, Dwight (Darlene) Schurr, Timothy (Tena) Schurr, Gerald (Doreen) Schurr and Bradley (Lisa) Schurr; one daughter Candice (John) Thomas; three sisters Evelyn Tillman, Doris Holmes and Arlene (John) Hurst; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Betty is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be held on Saturday April 2, 2011 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the
KENNETH HOWE FUNERAL HOME, 64 Maple St. East Aurora. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Online condolences can be made at

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