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Hardman, Betsey Peale

November 13, 1948 –
 June 16, 2021


5 Thoughts on Hardman, Betsey Peale
    Christina Thigpen
    24 Jun 2021

    Praying for comfort and peace for all of you.

    Brooke Lighton
    25 Jun 2021

    I met Bitsey, as we called her, when I was 10 and moved to Garden City with my family. The Peals lived across the street from us. One day, my mom said, “There’s a little girl who has been walking back and forth in front of our driveway for two days now. Why don’t you walk down there and say hi?” I did. And from that moment on, we became best friends. Bitsey had something I’d never seen before, a pogo stick. We pogo’d every day for hours in front of her parents’ house and got quite good at it. We also attended The Cathedral of the Incarnation, and I remember Mrs. Peale dropping us off for Sunday school. Bitsey would wait until her mom drove away, and then she took off her white ankle socks. She was a fashion star at 11! I Cherish all the sleepovers at her house. The Peale and the Hardman families have my heartfelt gratitude and condolences. Brooke

    Larry and Mimi
    26 Jun 2021

    Betsey brought laughter and joy with her no matter where she was, especially to her family. Love, Larry and Mimi

    Inge Suter
    28 Jun 2021

    Our family loved Betsy. She was always a good friend and neighbor helped people without wanting anything in return. She will be missed by everyone who knew her. So many wonderful memories. We will pray that you will find some peace in all the memories Betsy gave us. Love to all

    Aubrey Hardman
    16 Jun 2022

    It has been one year since our beautiful mother passed. Though she has transitioned from this world, she remains in our hearts and memories. The impact she had through her kindness, compassion, and spirit lives on through all who had the privilege of knowing her. She continues to teach me and guide me on how to live more fully and be present with all those I am privileged to encounter in my life. We love you and miss you Mom.

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