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Betty J. DeSensi

June 27, 1922 – March 3, 2017

Betty DeSensi
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Obituary for Betty J. DeSensi

Betty J. DeSensi, 94, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away at her home, surrounded by family, on Friday, March 3, 2017.

Born June 27,1922 to the late Chester and Vallie (Haines) Murray, she was raised by her grandmother, the late Cora Lee (Timbrook) Haines, and was of the Methodist faith.

Betty graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1941 and enjoyed bowling and aerobics while working several part time retail jobs in the area. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association, as well as the Funkstown American Legion Post #211 Ladies Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents and grandmother, she is also preceded in death by a brother, the late Samuel Murray.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Joseph V. DeSensi, U.S.N. (Ret.), of Hagerstown, MD, daughter Pamela DeSensi of Martinsburg, WV, son Michael DeSensi of Fullerton, CA, grandchildren Michael Osterman, Emily Osterman-Cooper, and Kimberly Stout, all of Martinsburg, WV, as well as two great grandchildren, Jaysa and Jasmyn Stout.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Harman Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac Street, Hagerstown, on Monday, March 6, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Pastor Shane Wilt will officiate. Interment to immediately follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Betty’s name may be directed to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742. Condolences to the family may be made at

First Visitation

When Monday, March 6th, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Harman Funeral Home, PA
305 N. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland
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Service Information

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 11:00am
Pastor Shane Wilt
Harman Funeral Home, PA
305 N. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland

Interment Information

Rose Hill Cemetery
600 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland