Betty Castle Obituary

Betty Jean Castle
Betty Jean Castle

May 4, 1926 - November 16, 2014
Born in Sunnyvale, CA
Resided in Sunnyvale, CA


Betty Jean Castle passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones in her Sunnyvale home on November 16, 2014 after a two-year battle with cancer. Betty was born in Sunnyvale on May 4, 1926 to Thurman and Ethel Long and was proud to be a Sunnyvale native. She loved recounting stories of growing up in Sunnyvale and what a wonderful place it was with its many orchards where she worked as a teenager splitting apricots. Betty was a 1944 graduate of Fremont High School. She was devoted to her family and friends and will always be remembered for her loving and generous spirit. She always enjoyed life. Her optimistic outlook and warmth always put you in a good mood. She was always ready for an activity whether it was playing dominoes or heading out to a garage sale.
Betty is survived by her daughters Robin Hargett (Lloyd), Melinda Moore (Kerstin) and Karen Scarborough (Mike), grandchildren Andie and Tyler Scarborough, honorary daughters Saundra Mills and Bonita Mazik, best friend of 40+ years Shirley Pardue and her fierce five pound canine protector Oliver. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Leon; sister Edith Stark; and brothers Thomas Long, Joseph Long and Robert Long.
At her request, no services will be held.

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