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Betty McKenzie

September 21, 1924 — July 14, 2021

Betty Grace (Werner) McKenzie, was taken to her heavenly home on, July 13, 2021 at the age of 96.

She was born on September 21, 1924, to the late John and Rose Finzel Werner, and lived her days out in her home in Finzel.

Betty was finally reunited with her husband, Austin Joseph “Tip” McKenzie and her son, John Joseph McKenzie; daughter in law, Tracy; siblings, Cecil, Joe, Nelson, Bob and Effie.

Everyone who knew her immediately loved her, and our family loved stronger with her example of unconditional love.

She leaves behind her two sons, Kenneth Rosenberger (Doris) and Keith McKenzie; four grandchildren, Julie Bittinger (Tim), Kevin McKenzie (Tracy), Jina Malone (Jason), Jesse Rosenberger (Jessica); eight great grandchildren, Haley McKenzie, Leah Bittinger, Austin McKenzie, John Bittinger, Lara Bittinger, Joseph Malone, Jemma Malone and Joshua Rosenberger.  Also her two daughter in law’s, Judy McKenzie and Tammy McKenzie.  Family was the Most important thing to her and loved when we would all come to visit or stay with her.

With the gift of years, comes the treasure of knowing that there are many who loved you dearly. The memories you’ve made with us will last forever.  The Tenderness you’ve share now lives within us.

The most wonderful gift you could ever give us was the special part of you that now lives within us. For where roots grow deep memories grow forever.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, on Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 5 pm to 9 pm.

Pastor Dan Agnew will help us say goodbye at the funeral home on, Friday, July 16, 2021 at 11 am.

Interment will be in Finzel Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tim Bittinger, John Bittinger, Jason Malone, DJ Engle, Jesse Rosenberger and Stevie McKenzie.

Special thanks to Garrett County Hospice and her caregivers Jenny, Brenda, Stephanie, Tracy, Donna, Lisa, Suzanne, Sue, McKayla, Grace and Kelly.

Our lives will never be the same, but we will always love like she taught us.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty McKenzie, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 16, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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