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Betty Jane "Crazy Nana" Hummel

October 1, 1935 - June 24, 2019

Betty Jane (Scarnecchia) Hummel, “Crazy Nana”, 83, of Benwood, WV, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, in Brightwood Nursing Home, Follansbee, WV.

Betty was born October 1, 1935, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Orlando) Scarnecchia. She was a Catholic by faith and member of St. James / John Catholic Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister.

Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be sadly missed. She is survived by a son, Douglas Hummel; a daughter, Elizabeth Deck of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Vincent (Donna) Scarnecchia of Massachusetts, and Thomas (Betty) Scarnecchia of Massillon, Ohio; six grandchildren, Chloe Hummel, Kyra Houston, Auzha Deck, Ozie Lee, Aiyanna Lee and Shyvon Deck; and three great-grandchildren, Grayson Lee, Willow Lee and Ardyn Johnson..

There will be no visitation. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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