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Obituary of Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Dermott


Elizabeth (Betty) Dermott, 98, of Homer, went home to be with the Lord on April 8, 2022 where she was reunited with her husband, Robert Dermott, her parents Wayne and Joan (Park) Sharpe, brothers Hubert, Kenneth and Donald Sharpe and many friends.


Betty worked at the Scintilla Factory, Smith Corona, and Homer Central School. She was known as a generous, compassionate, and hardworking individual who loved spending time with her family and friends.

Survived by are her sisters Ellen MacKnight and Mary Grosser, Sons, Wayne (Cindy) Curtis, David (Cindy) Curtis, her grandchildren Shawna (Patrick) Bloodgood, Justina (Johnny) Morales and Kori (Torrie) Mulvihill, great grandchildren Mackenzie Buhr, Skyler and Peyton Bloodgood, Cassidy and Braeden Mulvihill and Arianna Morales, Stepsons Robert (Karen) Dermott, David (Wendy) McDermott and Stepchildren, Hannah, Kyle, and Peter McDermott.

A celebration of life will be held later.

Donations can be made in her name to Hospice and Palliative Services of CNY, 172 East King Road, Ithaca, New York 14850.

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