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Elizabeth Mary (Cufari) DeNearing

July 1, 1921 ~ July 29, 2017 (age 96)

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Elizabeth Mary DeNearing     "Betty"

Macedon:  Passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the age of 96.  Betty was born in Canandaigua, NY on July 1, 1921 to the late John and Anna "Santangelo" Cufari.  She was predeceased by her husband, Richard, in 1992.  She is survived by her son James "Jim" (Carrie) DeNearing and daughter, Barbara DeNearing; many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

Betty lived much of her adult life in Palmyra raising her children.  She was employed for a time at the Palmyra-Macedon High School in the office and retired from the sales department at Garlock Industries.  Betty was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Macedon, NY and had been a resident at Parkwood Heights for more than 15 years.  Most of all, Betty loved being a mother and spending time with her family.

Friends and family are invited to gather on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 9-9:45AM for a prayer, at the Murphy Funeral & Cremation Chapel, 1040 State Route 31, Macedon, NY 14502.  Everyone is invited to process to St. Katharine Drexel Parish at St. Patrick's Church, 52 Main Street, Macedon, NY 14502 for a 10AM Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Canandaigua.  Donations in memory of Betty may be directed to the Church, or to Calvary Cemetery, c/o St. Mary's Church, 95 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424.  To leave an online condolence, light a candle, or upload a photograph to share, please go to



 Service Information

August 3, 2017

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Murphy Macedon Chapel
1040 Route 31
Macedon, NY 14502

Funeral Mass
August 3, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Katharine Drexel Parish at St. Patricks Church
52 Main Street
Macedon, New York 14502

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