Leon Elizabeth “Betty” O’Malley, 86, of Benton Harbor, MI, passed away, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at her home.
Betty was born to Harry and Lois (Smith) Morris in Douglas, Michigan on February 26, 1935. She graduated from St. Joseph High School. Betty held the title of Miss Blossomtime of St. Joseph in 1954. She married the love of her life, Thomas “Pat” O’Malley. Betty began her career as a switchboard operator and moved into supervisory positions with the telephone company. She retired from AT&T and was an active member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. She was instrumental in knitting hats and scarves for impoverished children at schools.
Betty is survived by a nephew, Keith Morris of Watervliet. She was preceded in death by her parents; Harry and Lois Morris, her husband Pat, and brother Harry Morris, Jr. Betty will be missed by many friends.
No services are scheduled at this time. Memorial donations may be made to Caring Circle Hospice, the Humane Society, or Berrien County Cancer Services. Those wishing to leave a condolence may do so at www.purelycremations.org/Print Obituary & Condolences