Betty Connors Guenther, 90, of Fernandina Beach passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at Osprey Village.
She was the daughter of the late William and Mary McGrath Connors and was born in Camden, NJ.
Mrs. Guenther was a homemaker. She was also very involved in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Her experience with juvenile onset diabetes led her to volunteer in many capacities, including leadership positions.
She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, William Edward Guenther in 2010.
She leaves behind her children, Linda Conklin and her husband, Doug of Ranch Murietta, CA, Gregory Guenther and his wife, Victoria of Savannah, GA, William Guenther and his wife, Gail of Fernandina Beach, Lisa McKenty of Neptune, NJ and Bruce Guenther and his wife, Nan Marie of Tinton Falls, NJ; her seven grandchildren, Christine, Catherine, Eric, Anna, Will, Laura and Caitlin and her great grandchild, Launa.
There are no local services planned. She will be laid to rest with her husband as part of a family service in New Jersey in the future.
The family wishes to express their appreciation and thanks to the staff of Osprey Village and the staff at Live Long. Mrs. Guenther’s life was better for the extensive and compassionate care she received and her family will be forever grateful.
In her memory, the family asks she be remembered by donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 200 Vessey Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10281.