Betty M. Harrington, 87, of Warren, PA died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at her home following an extended illness. She was born on November 12, 1926 in Warren, PA to the late George A. and Ruby Sears Mertens. She had resided in Warren most of her life and was a graduate of Lakewood, Ohio high School. Betty was employed with Cady’s Hallmark Card shop for 15 years retiring in 2004. She enjoyed square dancing and was a member of numerous square dancing clubs in Warren, Salamanca and Jamestown, NY.

Betty is survived by her three children, Mark Harrington and his wife, Susanne, of Warren, PA, Julie Harrington of Irvine, PA and Shawn Harrington and his wife, Debbie, of Scandia, PA, nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one sister, Catherine Wilcox of Russell, PA, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, David W. Harrington, whom she married on May 7, 1955 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church in Warren, PA, and who died on July 9, 2011.

Friends may call from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home with Reverend Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of Warren General Hospital, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R. C. Cemetery, Warren, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365, or to a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting