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Mrs. Betty L. Tanis

Died: March 31, 2018

Betty L. Tanis, age 95 of Hendersonville, died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at her home. She was born in Paterson, New Jersey; a daughter of the late Walter and Emma Taylor Probst. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Joseph Tanis in 2012.

 

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Betty L. Tanis, age 95 of Hendersonville, died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at her home. She was born in Paterson, New Jersey; a daughter of the late Walter and Emma Taylor Probst. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Joseph Tanis in 2012.

 

Betty retired to Hendersonville in 1985 following her career in New Jersey as a bookkeeper. In 2002, she and her husband moved back to New Jersey to be near their family. Betty and Joseph enjoyed the area very much and moved back to Hendersonville in 2005.

 

She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Gonzalez of Montoursville, PA and Deborah Tanis of Hendersonville; two sons, Joseph Tanis, Jr. and his wife, Laura of Pequannock, NJ and Peter Tanis and his wife, Michelle of Newton, NJ; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Her funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at St. James Episcopal Church officiated by the Reverend Christie Olsen. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Betty’s memory be directed to St. James Episcopal Church, 766 N. Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 337 Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC 28801.

 

 

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Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

St. James Episcopal Church

766 North Main Street
Hendersonvillle, NO 28792

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Shepherd Memorial Park

5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791

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