Betty A. Van Aller
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Marathon for a Better Life
    PO Box 268
    Warnerville, NY 12187

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“Our deepest sympathy to all of you and your families. In times like this it is always good to remember good times that God has blessed us with and...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Henry & Tammy Knoop - Fort Plain, NY

“Leon, Joe, Jeff and Jenny, So surprised to hear of your loss. Betty was my son David's teacher at Cornerstone Christian Academy. Years have kept us...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Gary and Peggy Rudolph - NY

“Patti and I love you all so much. Our hearts are heavy for the sadness that you are going through. Aunt Betty will be sorely missed. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Steve and Patti Freed - Halfmoon, NY

“Steve and I love you all so much. Our hearts are heavy for your loss. Aunt Betty will be sorely missed. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Patti Freed - Clifton Park, NY

“Leon and family, So very sorry to hear of the loss of Betty, I will always remember her great smile and working with her at walmart. Betty RIP...you...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Martha Noack - Middleburgh, NY

“Leon & family, So sorry for the loss of Betty. It's a hard road, I've been there. At times like these we must remember Betty is with her and our...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Ruth L. Yung - Town of Broome, NY

“Leon and Family, Sorry for your loss. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. ...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: John, Nancy, Randy, Linda, Steven, Jim Meka

“Leon, Our sympathies on the passing of your wife. Jim and Ellen Bogardus ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Jim and Ellen Bogardus - NY

“My heart goes out to all of Betty's family. She will be dearly missed. You are in my prayers..Patty Brown ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Patty Brown - Sharon Springs, NY

“My sympathy is sent to all who knew Betty. Our parents were best of Friends (my parents Mildred and Orille Lott). I will always remmber Betty and...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Clara Lott Potter - NY

“Dear Leon, Joe, Jenny and Jeff and families, We are so sorry to hear of Betty's passing. We will always remember her sweetness. Our prayers are...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Gene and Dodi Cechnicki - NY

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you all through this time of loss. I remember with great fondness the dedication and loyalty Betty brought to her...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Pastor Ray Richards - Cobleskill, NY

“Jeff, Janice and family ~ Please know at this trying time that Lou and I are thinking of you and saying many prayers. Its so hard to lose a loved one...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Portanova - Colonie, NY

“Leon, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. With Sincere Sympathy, The Paul Larkin Family ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Paul Larkin Family - NY - Friend

“Our prayers and thoughts are with you. May gods strength help in the present and time to come. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Bruce and Tammy Hotaling - NY

“To Leon and family, so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. 4 ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Gary & Sharon Bivins - NY - Frien

“Missing Mom so very much! Sending all my love to you Dad, Jeff, Joe, and Jenny. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Janice - Cobleskill , NY

“Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Ellwood Freed and Judy Tinti - NY


Sharon Springs- Betty A. Van Aller, 73, of State Highway 10, died unexpectedly on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Cobleskill Regional Hospital.

Born October 31, 1939 in Grovenors Corners, she was a daughter of Elmer and Jennie (Matthias) Freed. Betty was a graduate of the former Cobleskill Central School. For several years she was the secretary at Calvary Assembly of God Church.

Betty enjoyed genealogy research, reading and singing. She attended Flat Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Leon H. Van Aller, whom she married October 5, 1957; her three children: Joey (Jan) Van Aller of Sharon Springs, Jeffery (Janice) Van Aller of Cobleskill, and Jenny (George) Kahl of Gilboa; her sister: Shirley Thompson of Watkins Glen; brother: Elwood Freed of Cobleskill; and six grandchildren: Shailene, Samantha, and Shawn Van Aller, Annalise, Ephraim, and Bella Kahl.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, January 11, 2013 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill. Officiating will be Rev. George Kahl, her son-in-law. Family and friends are also invited to a time of visitation to be held at the funeral home on Fri. prior to the service, from 2 to 4 PM. Interment will be in Grosvenors Corners Cemetery in the Spring.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marathon For a Better Life, PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187.