Betty J. Akin, age 80, of Pawling, NY, died Saturday, May 28, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Akin was born December 21, 1935 in Malone, NY to Everett and Gladys (Arnold) Dodge. She graduated from schools in Malone, NY. Mrs. Akin married David A. Akin on October 24, 2010 in Pawling, NY. She was first married to Orville Langlois and later to Net Brevi. Mrs. Akin worked as a medical records Clerk for Harlem.Valley Hospital in Wingdale, NY for 15 years retiring in 1987. Betty was a singer of Old Time Country Music…. she and her husband David played guitar and sang together at many different events. She enjoyed outdoor work… many an hour haying with her husband Dave. Baby enjoy her many visits to the Putnam Diner in Patterson New York where she had many friends and will be remembered fondly. She loved her dog Carter and many farm animals. Through the years she enjoyed cooking, travel and camping as well. Betty was a member of the American Folk Musicians Association and a lifetime member of the Chestnut Ridge Rod and Gun Club. It was her family that brought her the greatest joy, whether preparing meals to share or celebrating a special occasion, Betty was happiest when her family surrounded her.
Besides her husband David, of close to five years, Betty is survived by three daughters, Deborah Setaro and her husband Michael of Millbrook, NY, Susan Davis and her husband ‘Paul of Dover Plains, NY, Aleatha Srnalley and her husband John of Dover Plains, NY; 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter Linda Rozell on May 21, 2007.
A Funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10 a.m. at 23 South Street, Patterson, NY. Interment will follow at Maple Avenue Cemetery Patterson, NY. Friends may call at 23 South Street, Patterson on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Contributions in Betty’s memory may be made to the Patterson Community Church, PO Box 298, Patterson, NY 12563.