Betty Kuhns, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on January 3, 2024, in Southport, NC. Born on May 30, 1935, in Everson, PA, to the late Donald and Garnett Pirl, Betty lived a remarkable life filled with love, laughter, and cherished memories. She was 88 years old at the time of her passing.
Betty dedicated many years of her life to her work as a Librarian, sharing her passion for books and knowledge with countless individuals. Her dedication to fostering a love of learning in others was truly inspiring. Betty’s commitment to her profession left an indelible mark on the lives she touched.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Betty found immense joy in the simple pleasures of life. She treasured visits from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cherishing the moments spent with each of them. Nothing brought a brighter smile to her face than watching her favorite football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, catching up with friends, both old and new, held a special place in her heart.
In addition to her parents Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald “Jerry” Kuhns; daughter, Terri Lynn Daugherty, son-in-law, Donald Daugherty and-great grandson, Carter E. Mandley
Betty will be deeply missed by her daughter, Sherrie Braidic, and son-in-law Edward Braidic, as well as her granddaughters, Julie Lynn Fisher and Lyndsey Lee Mandley. She will also be forever remembered by her six great-grandchildren: Everett, Maddex, Mason, Stella, Willow, and Aubree. Their lives were enriched by Betty’s love, kindness, and unwavering support.
To honor her memory, a graveside service will be held in April at the Scottdale Cemetery in Pennsylvania. When we gather to celebrate Betty’s life, may we find solace in the beautiful memories she leaves behind. Her spirit will continue to inspire us all, reminding us to embrace the precious moments and cherish the bonds of family and friendship.
In her own unique way, Betty taught us the value of spreading joy, nurturing connections, and living life to the fullest. Though she may no longer be with us in person, her legacy will endure in our hearts forever. Rest in peace, Mom, knowing that your life was a beacon of hope and inspiration to us all.