Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Flowers

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 30, 2020

Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Flowers, 85, of Jeannette, died October 24, 2020. Betty passed away from several health issues enhanced by the COVID-19 virus. Betty was born November 28, 1934 in McKeesport, the second daughter of Joseph and Anne Kapis. Betty was the surviving spouse of William "Weed-eye" Flowers.

Simply known as Bill and Betty, they spent most of their early married life raising their four children in Duquesne, then moving to Latrobe. Later in life, Bill and Betty retired to Irwin and eventually settled in Jeannette. Betty took great joy in raising her children and helping to raise her grandchildren. She worked as a secretary for several organizations and took great pride in her secretarial skills.

She was an avid card player, loved playing Bingo and 'the slots' and drinking coffee. In addition to her parents and Weed-eye, she was preceded in death by siblings, Joseph Kapis and Robert Kapis, and daughter-in-law Teresa (White) Flowers. Surviving immediate members of the family are William Wesley Jr. of Allison Park, Frances "Frannie" and spouse Dave Fieltsch of Ocean Township, NJ, Neil Thomas and spouse Martha of Hereford, PA, and Todd Michael and spouse Barbara (Shimko) of Latrobe. Surviving grandchildren are Courtney (Fieltsch) Kiley, Arielle Fieltsch, Cory Mickinak, Zachary Flowers, Cameron and Abigail Flowers. Surviving siblings are Catherine (Kapis) Johnson and Rita (Kapis) Yauch. A graveside service will be held Saturday, November 28, Betty’s birthday, at 2:00 P.M. in Jefferson Memorial Park, 301 Curry Hollow Rd., Pittsburgh, 15236. The William Snyder Funeral Home, Irwin, is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences please visit

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Originally published October 30, 2020.

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