Betty B. Harkins of Kennett Square

Betty B. Harkins, 92, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, Oct. 17. She was the wife of the late George Harkins, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.

Betty B. Harkins

Born at her family farm in Rosedale, she was the daughter of the late George and Ella (Clough) Buffington.

She was a 1946 graduate of Kennett High School, where after many years of employment, she subsequently retired.

Betty was a woman of faith who lived a rewarding and full life, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She cherished her large and welcoming Christmas Eve celebration; and for over 40 years, she was known for her Sunday morning breakfast.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Chambers and her husband, Dennis, of Kennett Square, Marlene Taylor, and her husband, Donald, of Cochranville, Faith Guizzetti, and her husband Michael, of Landenberg, 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her son, Bobby Harkins, her daughter, Betty Lou Talamonti, and her son-in-law, Anthony Talamonti.

You are invited to visit with Betty’s family and friends from 10 – 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 W State Street, Kennett Square. ( Face masks and social distancing will be observed ) Interment will be private.

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