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Betty Jane Fehrenbaugh

November 5, 1927 ~ April 14, 2021 (age 93)


Betty J. Fehrenbaugh, 93, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 14, 2021.  She was born Nov. 5, 1927, in Youngstown, a daughter of John J. and Margaret McKeever Sullivan.

 Betty went to St. Dominic School and graduated in 1945 from Ursuline High School.  She was full of life, and never let grass grow underneath her feet.  Betty enjoyed going to bingo and lunch with her friends.  Being an outgoing person, Betty volunteered for several charities and was a member of the St. Dominic Alumni Association.  She was an avid Notre Dame and Ohio State University football fan. 

Her husband Leo J. Fehrenbaugh, whom she married April 30, 1966, passed away Sept. 12, 1997. 

She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Mary H. (Terry) Sweeney of East Brady, PA.; a son, James J. (Nancy) Fehrenbaugh of Canfield; and a granddaughter, Hannah Elizabeth Rohrabaugh.

Betty Jane also leaves her nieces, Kathleen Conway of Boardman, and Maggie Thayer of Levittown, PA.; and her nephew James (Jocelyn) Sullivan of San Francisco, CA.; plus she leaves several great nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents and husband, Betty is preceded in death by her sisters, Margaret “Peg” Sullivan and Eileen Cronin and brothers, Patrick Sullivan and James Sullivan. Betty Jane sadly was preceded by several nieces and nephews.

At Betty’s request, there are no calling hours or funeral services; private burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery. 

Material tributes can be made in Betty’s memory to the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley, 962 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Youngstown, Ohio 44510.

The Fehrenbaugh family would like to thank the staff of Windsor House of Canfield for the compassionate care they provided to their mother.


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio.

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