Betty Lou Koneval

January 10, 1940 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 80)


YOUNGSTOWN — Betty Lou “Betsy” Koneval, 80, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at her daughter’s residence, under hospice care.

Betty was born Jan. 10, 1940, the daughter of Louis and Betty Nelson Bushling.

She was a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School and was a member of Wickliffe Presbyterian Church. She worked at City Hall in the probation office.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Jill A. (Daniel Jr.) Pawlak of Liberty; her son, Todd A. Crosby of Woodbridge, Va.; her stepson, Russell “Rusty” Koneval of Austintown; five grandchildren, Joshua (Josie) Crosby, Megan Crosby, Dylan Fonner, Corey (Hunter) Fonner and Jenna Fonner; and three great-grandchildren, Remi and Rion Fonner and Jaxx Crosby.

Her husband, John A. Koneval, whom she married Nov. 17, 1979, preceded her in death Sept. 22, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Jackie Lynn Crosby; and her stepdaughter, Katherine Koneval.

Calling hours will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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August 26, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Higgins - Reardon Funeral Homes
4303 Mahoning Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44515

Funeral Service
August 27, 2020

11:00 AM
Higgins - Reardon Funeral Homes
4303 Mahoning Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44515

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