Betty Pisarski, age
89 of Valparaiso, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017.
She was born on
January 9, 1928, in Gary, IN to Marcus and Winnie (Christmas) Sprague.
from Lew Wallace High School and worked in the catalogue department at Sears
for many years. Betty’s passion was her family. She enjoyed her daily
crossword puzzles, her fur babies, dancing, and traveling on gambling
adventures with her husband, brother-in-law, and sister-in-law. Our lives
have been truly blessed with the time that we had her, and she will be in
our hearts until we are together again.
On November 18,
1950, in Gary, IN, Betty married the love of her life, Ray Pisarski, whom
she shared 46 beloved years with until his passing in 1997.
She is survived by
their children: Sheryl Barnard of Valparaiso, and Alan Pisarski of
Chesterton; brother-in-law, Albert Pisarski; sisters-in-law Patricia
Pisarski and Joan Pisarski; many loving nieces and nephews; and two special
girls who she adopted as her own granddaughters: Allyson Harvey and Shannon
Harvey. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral service
will be held on Friday, March 24, at 12:00 noon at Moeller Funeral Home, 104
Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso, with a visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time
In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made in Betty’s name to the Independent Cat Society or