Betty J. Augustine
1929 - 2013


BOLIVAR - Betty J. Augustine, 84, formerly of 96 Olive St., passed away Wednesday (July 17, 2013) at Wellsville Manor Care Center following an illness.

Born May 10, 1929, in Elma, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Emma Morris Higgins. Betty married Edward Augustine on Nov. 15, 1947. Mr. Augustine preceded her in death in 1985.

While living in Lockport, Betty was a housekeeper for various families. In Bolivar she cleaned the Community Bank,

Steuben Trust Bank, Bolivar Post Office and Allegany Printing Co. Betty was a member of St. Mary's Church, was an avid bowler at the Bowl-O-Var Lanes, volunteered for the Allegany County Office for the Aging "Meals on Wheels" program and was an election inspector.

Surviving are two children, Martha (Robert) Wandover of Bolivar, Randy (Pattie Moser) Augustine of Friendship; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Matteson of Genesee, Pa.; a brother, Darrell (Janet) Easterbrook of Bolivar; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Roger Augustine, in 1985; and two brothers, Don Easterbrook and Robert Higgins.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday (July 25, 2013) at St. Mary's Church, 111 Wellsville St., Bolivar, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. The Rev. Sean DiMaria, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Bolivar. Memorials to St. Mary's Church, 111 Wellsville St., Bolivar, NY 14715, would be appreciated by the family.