Betty Jean “B J” Budday, 89, of Jefferson Hills, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at AHN Jefferson Hospital. She was born November 11, 1929, in McKeesport, to the late William and Opal McClelland Wilson. Betty was the loving wife of the late Edgar W. Budday Sr. for 70 years. She is survived by sons, Edgar W. Budday Jr. of Jefferson Hills, Joseph J. Budday of Jefferson Hills, James (Anna) Reid Budday of Wilson, SC; grandchildren, James W. and Michael R. Budday. Along with her parents and spouse, Betty was preceded in death by siblings, Dolores Smith-Barber and William E. Wilson. She was a graduate of McKeesport High School, attended Community College where she received a nursing degree, was a member of Pine Run UMC in Clairton where she taught Sunday School Class, enjoyed bowling, golfing, and was a Holy Matron in the Order of The Eastern Star. Arrangements have been entrusted to S. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. Inurnment will take place at Jefferson Memorial Park Thursday, February 14, 2019. A memorial service, at Pine Run UMC, will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Pine Run United Methodist Church, 901 N 6th Street, Clairton, PA 15025. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
Originally published February 13, 2019.