Grace ‘Betty’ Mileto

Grace “Betty” Mileto, of Loyalsock Township, passed away on July 16, 2014.

She was born in Williamsport on Nov. 17, 1925, the third of four daughters of Pasquale “Frank” and Emily Lippoli Cecere.

She was predeceased by her husband, Stephen Francis Mileto and sisters, Marie Eck, Josephine French Bastian and Margaret Hur.

Grace was a graduate of Williamsport High School, Class of 1943 and Susie Wheaton’s Commercial School. At various times during her professional career she was a secretary at Baker Insurance Agency and Lucille Footwear.

Surviving are her son, Christopher C. Mileto and his wife, Judy, of Wayne; two grandsons, Randy his wife, Lori, and Jeffrey Mileto; and great-granddaughter, Isabel Grace.

Grace was a great animal lover, especially of dogs. She took in many stray and abandoned dogs and tried to find loving and caring homes for them.

She and her husband enjoyed dancing and spent many Saturday nights at the former Antlers Country Club dancing and socializing with their friends. They also looked forward to the Christmas holiday season in Williamsport, starting with the Thanksgiving Eve Charity Ball and all the holiday dances, ending with the New Year’s Eve Ball.

Grace was a member of the former Mater Dolorosa Church.

There will be no visitation. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests any memorials, if desired, be made to the animal shelter of your choice.

May she rest in peace with the angels.