Obituary of Betty Pash
Betty Cowan Pash, 78, of Hillcrest NY, died suddenly after a short illness, Monday, June 12th, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband of 46 yrs, George H. Pash IV and her sister Beverly Salamy. She was born September 5th, 1938 in Masonville, NY, to Donald and Lucile Cowan and moved to Nimmonsburg, NY as a child. She is survived by her daughter Kimberly Pash Boyington (Wayne), her son George Timothy Pash (Juliana); and grandchildren Adam, Jay, Elena, Calvin and Hannah. Betty was a long time resident of Hillcrest where she lived for the last 52 years. She graduated from Binghamton North High School and worked as a teacher at Nimmonsburg Elementary School, administrator at Stanford Seed Company, and a US Postal delivery-person during her lifetime. In her younger years she was a bowler, and later she enjoyed playing Mahjong, Canasta and socializing with the Binghamton Newcomers Club. Betty had a special soft spot for all animals and over the years had many much loved pets including her beloved dog Tiki. She loved her family and friends and was happiest surrounded by them all playing a card game. Everyone wanted to be her partner because she always won. Funeral Services will be held at United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton, 42 Chenango Street, Binghamton, Friday at 3 p.m. Reverend Kimberly Chastain, her pastor, will officiate. The family will receive friends at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home, 141 Main Street, Binghamton, Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. She will be interred at a later date in the United Presbyterian Columbarium, adjacent to her beloved husband George. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Betty's name may be made to the Humane Society, 2 Jackson St., Binghamton, NY 13903.