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Betty Irene Buchanan, 86, of New Franklin, died peacefully April 28, 2018 after a battle with cancer. Betty was born in Spencer, WV before moving to Akron where she married Tom Buchanan who she now joins.
In addition to Tom, she was preceded in death by son, Steven; brothers, Eugene “Peanut”, Stafford, Joseph “Guy”, Don Starcher; and sister, Clora Mae Starcher.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Connie (Mark) Lux; brother, Kenneth Starcher; sister, Wanda Whited and Ruth Gandee; grandchildren, Jennifer (Keith) Badgley, Christine (Kevin) Klingler, and Joseph (Jennifer) Lux; and several great-grandchildren.
Her interests included talking about her family, working in her flower gardens, quilting, reading the Bible and talking politics.
Family and friends are welcome for visitation at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with service beginning at 1:30 p.m., Pastor David Cross officiating.
Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park immediately following.
Those desiring to make donations may do so, by giving to Haven of Rest Ministries, P.O. Box 547, Akron, OH 44309-0547 in memory of Betty.