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Elizabeth A. “Betty” Brady, 85, of Carbondale, died Tuesday, February 12th at the Forest City Nursing Center. She was the widow of former Carbondale City Councilman Michael L. Brady, who died in 2004; the couple was married on May 3, 1950 in St. Mary’s Church, Eynon.
Born in Eynon, daughter of the late John and Margaret Russell Yatsonsky, she was a devoted member of Saint Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. She was previously employed by the Banner Shoe Factory, Honesdale, Fleetwood Trailer, Carbondale and Waymart Knitwear, where she worked for 25 years. Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, polka dancing, and cooking meals for everyone, especially on the holidays. She liked to travel and go on cruises; and she greatly enjoyed her trip to Medjugorje, Yugoslavia.
The family would like to thank the staff of the Forest City Nursing Center for taking such great care of Betty.
Surviving are three sons: Michael Brady and wife Amber, Mayfield; Leonard Brady and companion Terri Curnow, Carbondale Twp.; Robert Brady and wife Debbie, Richmondale; 6 grandchildren: Michael and wife Sarah; Jonathan and wife Christina; Kristin; Tyler; Ariana; and Robert; two great grandsons: Michael and Jack; a brother: Paul Yatsonsky, Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother: John Yatsonsky; and a daughter-in-law: Mae Brady.
The funeral will be Saturday, February 16th from the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Lincoln Ave., Carbondale, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am in Saint Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park, Montdale. Friends may call Friday, from 4 to 8 pm.