OLDTOWN- Betty Lou Deshong, 78, of Oldtown, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born on December 21, 1939, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late William R. and Catherine E. (Martz) Zembower. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Wayne Deshong in October of 2017; and her brothers Joe, Jake and Sam.

Betty was employed for many years in Winchester, Virginia at Federal Motor Company. She enjoyed crafts, crocheting, reading, puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are her children, Cathy Weldon and husband Don, William Walker and wife Dawn, Linda Earnest and husband Tommy; step-sons, Shawn Deshong and wife Beth, Jerry Deshong, and Jason Deshong; grandchildren, Brandon, Ashton, Keegan, Larry, Jeffrey, Steven, Colton, Samantha, Dylan, Savana, Bryan, and Matthew; great-grandchildren, Shyann, Kaylee, Charlotte and Austin; personal friend, Rita Glaze and husband Brian.

As per Betty’s request, she will be cremated, and there will be no services.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.ScarpelliFH.com