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SHACKLE, Beatrice Marion "Betty"
SHACKLE - Beatrice Marion "Betty" 90, of Buffalo, NY, died Wednesday, December 9, 2015 while being cared for by . Betty was born January 18, 1925 in Buffalo, NY daughter of Clarence and Gertrude Kelly. The family later moved to North Tonawanda which became her home. While working during WWII at Bell Aircraft in the Buffalo area, she met and married Wallace Shackle and began a family. After raising her children she turned her attention to caring for others and became an LPN. Throughout her life, her focus and passion remained with her large family which meant traveling often to visit. Betty was predeceased by the love of her life, her husband, Wallace L. Shackle of 62 years on December 25, 2006, and her son Thomas W. Shackle on February 5, 2011. The eldest of eight children she is survived by her two daughters, Janet K. Shelton (Jay) of Sammamish, WA, and Melissa G. Taylor (Edward) St. Cloud, FL; sisters Muriel "Pinky" (Kenneth) Ferchen of Niagara Falls, NY, Diane (John) Farino of North Tonawanda, NY; brother Donald Kelly (Sara) of North Tonawanda, NY; Betty was predeceased by siblings Doris (Robert) DeWees of Sarasota, FL, Robert Kelly of Boca Raton, FL, Raymond Kelly of Niagara Falls, NY, and Beverly (Howard) Miller of Chicago, IL. She will continue to live in the hearts of her five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Many thanks go to and Schofield Nursing Home for the kind and compassionate care Betty received. A memorial service is planned for Monday, December 14, 2015 at 11:30 AM at DuBois Funeral Home in Bergholz in the town of Wheatfield.