Elizabeth (Bette) Frances Roworth

Bette Roworth 3

Passed away October 12, 2014

 

Was born to Henry (Harry) and Anne (Foley) Sabin on October 31, 1924 in Long Island, New York.

 

Bette was the eldest of her siblings: brother Richard (Dick) and sister June.  The Sabin family grew up in the New York area, and summered in Scituate, Massachusetts in Cape Cod, which later became the family home.

 

After graduating from Great Neck High School, Bette took to the air as a stewardess for Northwest Airlines. Flying on the Boeing Stratocruiser during the most glamorous era of flying, she met young flight engineer Frederick Alfred (Al) Roworth.  After a short engagement, they married and became parents to Kathy, Cindee and Scott. She was a wonderful mother.

 

Al continued flying and the family moved to Japan where he was based.  After 2-1/2 years, the family relocated to Washington State and Bette lived and enjoyed the cities of Bellevue, La Conner and Anacortes. Later they relocated to the sunshine of Tucson, Az. Al passed away in there in June of 1996.  A year later Bette moved again back to Bellevue and later Lake Sammamish, WA.

 

She was a welcomed grandmother of seven, great grandmother of five, an avid reader, artist lover of dogs and animals.  She loved her family and friends and will be missed by many.

 

Bette leaves behind her sister June Heidinger of Pennsylvania, daughter Kathy (Roworth), Jared & Briesa St. Martin, daughter Cindee (Jeff) Jobe, Alex, Scott & Nick Jobe of Washington and Scott (Melinda) Roworth, Elizabeth and Matthew Roworth of Honolulu. She was preceded in death by her brother Richard (Dick) Sabin and husband Al Roworth.

 

Private service.

 

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