Betty Wilcox Hunt, age 82 of Waterford, died Friday, April 22, 2011 at the Golden Living Center-Western Reserve. Born October 27, 1928 in Union City, she was the daughter of the late Cleon A. and Lottie Kalczynski Wilcox.

Hunt, Betty WilcoxBetty was always a stay-at-home mom and, for a period of 15 years, a caregiver for her mother and brother until their passing. She was a life member of the American Legion Post 285 Auxiliary of Waterford where she was very involved during the 1960’s through the 1980’s. She will especially be remembered by her family and friends for the many cards and letters she sent over the years.

Survivors in her family include her husband, Carl Hunt Jr. of Waterford; six children, Linda Friend and husband Ken of Lantana, FL, Suzan Miraldi and husband Hank of Albion, Benny Hunt and wife Darlene of Waterford, Rodney Hunt and wife Kathy of Erie, Melody Pace and husband Ron of Erie, and June Palma and husband Luis of West Palm Beach, FL; also, 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Wesley Wilcox and a great-grandchild, Mercedes Friend.

A private funeral service was held for the family at the Van Matre Funeral Home of Waterford. Burial will be in East Branch Cemetery in Warren County.

Memorials may be given to Stancliff Hose Company, Asbury United Methodist Church, the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society, or the American Legion Post 285 Auxiliary.