Elizabeth Brunet

BRUNET, Elizabeth “Betty” Anne (Cooper), 88, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH.

Betty was born on January 28, 1924, in Follansbee, WV. She was the daughter of the late William John “Jack” and Nellie (Humphries) Cooper.

Betty was Christian by faith. She spent her life loving her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and that is what she did best.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Emile Brunet in 1981; two brothers, Jack Cooper, and Thomas Albert Cooper; and an infant great- grandson, Tiehg Emerson McGuire.

Betty is survived by two daughters, Barbara (Michael) Sheposh of Follansbee, WV, and Cynthia (Alan) Fleming of Wellsburg, WV; four granddaughters, Jennifer (JC) Mahan of Pittsburgh, PA, Emily (Shey) McGuire of Moundsville, WV, Meredith Sheposh of Follansbee, WV, and Heather (David) Schupbach of Follansbee, WV; six great-grandchildren, Ella and Anneliese Schupbach, Aven and Elin McGuire, and Fiona and Calder Mahan; two sisters-in-law, Edith and Eleanor Cooper; several nieces and a nephew.

A Remembrance Gathering and Celebration of Life Service will be held privately at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee, WV with the Reverend Colleen Molinaro, officiating. Interment will follow privately at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.