Juanita Denise (Matuschek) Betters

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 14, 2024

Juanita Denise (Matuschek) Betters, 68, of North Huntingdon, formerly of Duquesne, precious daughter, cherished sister, beloved wife, devoted mother and joyful grandmother, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024. Juanita was an avid reader who enjoyed her flower garden and cross stitching. Her true passion, that she shared with her husband was college basketball, better never bother her during March Madness!! One of her greatest loves were pug dogs. Her own dog "Sparky" brought her such happiness. Juanita was a graduate of Duquesne High School where she met her beloved husband, Vince. Having children, making a home in North Huntingdon and being close to family completed her dreams. Trips to Disney World with family made her very happy. Juanita was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Vince "Vinni" Betters and her father William "Bill" Matuschek.

She is survived by her mother, Lola Martinez Matuschek of North Huntingdon, daughters, Sally Denise Betters of Manor and Lacy Betters of North Huntingdon, grandson, Vinni Kinzel, who was the joy of her life, sister Andrea Matuschek and her husband Gregory Burnham of North Huntingdon, aunt, Almeda Martinez Breeze of Irwin, and countless cousins and friends who filled her life with enjoyment. Friends are welcome Tuesday, January 16, 2024 from 2-7 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 10 am at Mary, Mother of God Parish- St. Angela Church, White Oak. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Guardian Angels Pug Rescue, 259 Derbytown Road, Latrobe, PA 15650. Condolences may be made at

Originally published January 14, 2024.

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