- January 14, 1931 - October 27, 2016
- Pacific Grove, California
of Betty's Passing
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The Paul Mortuary
Betty Jean Downing
January 14, 1931 ~ October 27, 2016
Betty, a Monterey native, passed away of natural causes. She grew up in Pacific Grove and her first job was at the Tin Cannery. She then worked at Holman's Department Store and Bank of America.
Betty then decided to go back to college, received her degree in Child Development and became a librarian at Lighthouse School for ten years. Following her retirement, Betty and her husband spent all their time at the cabin he built at White Rock.
Betty is survived by her children, Debbra (Richard) Swenson of Bend, Oregon, Michael (Vickie) Downing of Portola, California and Patricia Higuera of Pacific Grove; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Roland Downing in 2013.
At her request, no services will be held.
Arrangements under the direction of The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove, CA.