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Betty Dusing

October 10, 1921 — July 25, 2017

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Betty Dusing, 95, born in Brooklyn, New York, came to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1930, attended St. William Elementary, and graduated from Seton High School, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

She was a member of St. Henry Church and the Altar Society since 1952, Prime Time Seniors, Railway Business Women’s Association since 1943 and the Erlanger Historical Society.

She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin J. Dusing, who passed in 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Julia McLaughlin Brown; sister, Margaret Brown; brothers, Thomas (Rosemary) Brown, Joseph (Marge) Brown and a brother in law, Leo Beck.

Survivors include two sons, Paul (Betty Jo) Dusing of Florence and Ralph (Jackie) Dusing of Villa Hills; two daughters, Nancy (Donald) Slack of San Diego, California and Joan (Robert “Pete”) Stark of Fort Mitchell; sister, Marie Beck of Carmel, Indiana; ten grandchildren, Amy Dusing, Joe Dusing, Katie Dusing, Nicole Wilder, Mark Dusing, Donald Slack, III, Monica Dugan, Meredith Calle, Allison Hausfeld and Matthew Stark; five great grandsons, Luke, Colin, Dominic, Ethan and Lincoln; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Betty has donated her body to the University of Cincinnati, Department of Anatomy. The family will receive friends on Monday evening, July 31, 2017 beginning at 5:30 p.m. until the hour of the Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 7:00 p.m. at St. Henry Church, 3813 Dixie Hwy., Elsmere, Kentucky. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger, Kentucky is serving the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of your choice towards Catholic education in the form of a scholarship or St. Henry District High School, ATTN: Performing Arts Building Fund, 3755 Scheben Drive, Erlanger, KY 41018.


A million times we’ve needed you,

A million times we’ve cried.

If love alone could have saved you,

You never would have died.

In life we loved you dearly,

In death we love you still.

In our hearts you hold a special place,

That no one else could fill.

It broke our hearts to lose you

But you didn’t go alone,

For part of us went with you

The day God took you home!

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