- Grove City, Pennsylvania


May 31, 2013

Betty Ada Nicholas Tyson

Piper Aircraft secretary belonged to Eastern Star

GROVE CITY — On Sunday, May 26, 2013, Betty Ada Nicholas Tyson, 91, of Grove City, formerly of Pitcairn, passed away surrounded by her family.

Betty was born in Tylersville, Clinton County.

She was a daughter of the late Titus Lee and Annie Frantz Nicholas; wife of the late John Jacob Tyson; dear mother of Dr. John Rodger (Jill) Tyson of Houghton, N.Y., and Heather Ann (Alan) Hough of Grove City; grandmother of Loralee, Joe, Randal and Jessie Tyson; and sister of the late Hattie Miller, Fannie Stover, Verius Nicholas and James Nicholas.

Betty worked as a secretary for Mr. Piper of Piper Aircraft, Lock Haven, Pa., and in civil service positions in Harrisburg during World War II.

She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Corinth Chapter 229 and Center Avenue United Methodist Church, Pitcairn.

Memorial donations may be made to Center Avenue United Methodist Church, 450 Eleanor St., Pitcairn, PA 15140; deacons of East Main Presbyterian Church, 120 Main St., Grove City, PA 16127; or Family Hospice & Palliative Care, 1965 Shenango Valley Freeway No. 2, Hermitage, PA 16148.


Mrs. John Jacob (Betty Ada Nicholas), 91, of Grove City, formerly of Pitcairn.

Calling hours: 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (5-29-13) in WILLIAM O. PEARCE FUNERAL HOME, 318 Wall Ave., Pitcairn, with an Order of Eastern Star service at 7 p.m. by Corinth Chapter 229. Also from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday (5-30-13) in WAYNE P. URBINE FUNERAL HOME, Loganton, Pa.

Funeral: 8 p.m. Wednesday (5-29-13) in Pearce Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Cyndi Bloise officiating, and at 10 a.m. Friday (31-13) in Urbine Funeral Home.

Published May 29, 2013 in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201A Erie St., Grove City.

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