- Published on Tuesday, 17 April 2007 20:00
- Written by Town Crier Staff
1913 - 2007
Betty M. Hession, age 94, died on March 30th at El Camino Hospital, after a short illness. A proud citizen of England, Canada & since 1996, the United States, she was born Betty Evans, into an entertainment family from Teddington, England, Feb 2, 1913.
Betty, as a young girl, was a Max Factor makeup artist for stage & screen and a dance instructor for Arthur Murray Studios. During World Word II, she put her talents into the war effort by teaching blitz burn victims to apply makeup & amputees how to dance. Betty also volunteered her time at the Canadian Beaver Club in London, where she met her future husband, Major John R. Hession. After WWII she toured Canada for the dance studio, John read about her cause, contacted her & after a six-week courtship they were married.
In 1968, thirty years and 26 army moves later, Betty, John & daughter Deborah moved to Shady Spring Lane, Mountain View CA, where she lived until her death. Betty enjoyed her friends & was active in the Gamma Club, several art clubs & the Worlds Fair. She was a volunteer at El Camino Hospital, serving over a thousand hours as a Pink Lady.
Betty will be dearly missed by her daughter, Deborah Hession-Clark, son-in-law, Bob Clark, nephew Donald Ian Ray, Rosemary, and their children Michael, Matthew, and Jenevieve (Calgary), nephew Michael Leggett Flynn & Lonsdale (U.K.), grand-nephew Bruce Flynn (NYC) nephews and nieces, Rick Hession (Toronto), Paul and Sandra Hession, Ray and Louise Hession, Patti, Susan and Elizabeth Hession, Jay and Owen Mellow of Ontario.
GUY RAYMOND CUTLER
Guy Raymond Cutler, long time resident of Los Altos passed away on April 7, 2007 at the age of 89. Born January 5, 1918 in Orem, Utah, Guy lived his life devoted to God and his family. He was a resident of Los Altos since 1961 and a life-time active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He retired as a VP of Consolidated Freightways after a 45-year career in the motor-freight industry. He was also a U.S. Veteran, serving in the Army during WWII. Guy devoted many years of Community service through the Los Altos Senior Center.
Guy will be dearly missed by his wife of 68 years, Martha Pyne Cutler; his four children and their spouses: Herb & Sharon Cutler, Carolyn & Vic Riches, Maggie & Bill Wright and Diane & Steve Keller; 15 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. All have been blessed by his abundant love, kindness and integrity.
Services have already been held. Interment took place at Alta Mesa Memorial Park. Memorial gifts may be made to the LDS Perpetual Education Fund. Arrangements by Roller Hapgood & Tinney of Palo Alto, CA.