Betty J. Sauer, 93, of Camden, NY passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Rome Memorial Hospital ECF where she had been a resident since March. She was born on October 26, 1925 in Westmoreland, NY a daughter of Eugene and Jennie Jones Peek. Betty grew up in the Verona area and graduated from VVS High School Class of 1943. Betty married Eugene Sauer on May 18, 1947 in Durhamville, NY, he passed away September 16, 1997. She was previously employed by Griffiss AFB as a personnel secretary then Camden Central School District retiring from the school after many years of dedicated service as the attendance secretary. Betty was a member of Lt. Victor Giles VFW Post #6530 and the Arthur S. Moran American Legion Post #66 Ladies Auxiliary.
Betty is survived by one son, James and Lana Sauer, Rome, NY; one daughter, Jane and David Gualtieri, Camden, NY; two daughters-in-law, Sue Sauer, Camden, NY and Julie Sauer, Clay, NY; fourteen grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marian Ginster, Deerfield, NY. Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by three sons, Eugene, Michael and Brian Sauer; two grandchildren, Lisa and Jimmy; one sister, Louise McCormick; and two brothers, Carl and Eugene Peek.
Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family under the direction of the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main Street, Camden, NY. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery, Camden, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Victor Giles V.F.W. Post #6530, 77 Main Street, Camden, NY 13316, Arthur S. Moran American Legion Post #66, 2422 Moran Post Road or the Camden Volunteer Fire Department, 14 Church Street, Camden, NY 13316. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at www.larobardierefuneralhome.com.