Betty Jane Dreisbach Crosson of Chadds Ford

Betty Jane Dreisbach Crosson, 87, of Chadds Ford, died Friday, March 9 at the Pocopson Home in West Chester. She was the wife of the late Robert Crosson who died in 1992 and with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.

Betty Jane Crosson

Born in Lancaster, she was a daughter of the late William H. and the late Erma A. (Gaul) Dreisbach Sr.

Betty worked for Hillendale Elementary school for many years in the cafeteria. She loved the outdoors, working in her garden, cutting her own lawn till the age of 75 and was a longtime member of the Garden Club of Kennett Square. She enjoyed sewing and for many years made her own clothing and curtains. Betty was a hard worker, careful with her money and never smoked or drank alcohol. She was proud to be driving until the age of 81 when she realized on her own it was time to give up the keys.

Survivors include her grandson Kevin Buckingham (Sarah Young) of Chadds Ford.

You are invited to visit with Betty’s family and friends from 10-11 a.m. Frida, March 16, at Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. Her funeral service will follow at 11. Interment will be in Longwood Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association 399 Market St. Suite 102 Philadelphia, PA 19106. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit

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