Derek "DB" Betz

By Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory | Posted in: Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Derek "DB" Betz, 35, of Greenock, passed away tragically on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. He was born February 13, 1983 in Pittsburgh  and was the son of  Sharon Betzner of Mississippi and Paul (JoAnn Politano) Betz of Elizabeth Township. Derek worked as a machinist for Vista Metals and loved his two precious fur babies, CiCi the cat and Maggie the dog.  In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by a sister, Kaylee (Luis) Eveler of Louisiana, brother, Joshua P. Betz of Elizabeth Township, girlfriend, Jessica M. Hunter of Greenock, nephews, Kain, Jordyn and Christian Eveler, and niece Brooklyn Eveler.

There is no visitation and services will be private. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.,  6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township, (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director.  "Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through to let us know they have found peace."  Condolences may be made at

Originally published August 31, 2018.

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