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Albert Betts Jr.

July 14, 1955 — September 1, 2023

Albert Betts, Jr., a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, passed away unexpectedly on September 1, 2023, in Greenville, SC. Born on July 14, 1955, in Indiana, PA, Albert was known for his friendly demeanor, intelligence, and love for Steelers football, music, and trivia.

Albert was the cherished husband of Janet Betts, with whom he shared many beautiful years of marriage. He was the proud father of Kylee Nunez, and father-in-law to Alec Nunez. His joy was magnified by his adored granddaughter, McKenna Nunez. Albert was also the loving brother of Cathy Betts King, Brenda Holmes (Thomas), Debbi Lentz (Chris), Patty Loughry (Bruce), and 13 nieces and nephews. His family was his pride and joy, and he cherished every moment spent with them. He was predeceased by his father, Albert L. Betts, Sr. and mother, Grace (Troup.

Albert was a proud alumnus of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he earned both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology. His thirst for knowledge led him to further his education at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, where he earned his Doctorate and served for 25 years, most recently as the Director of Admissions, before retiring in 2019. Albert was a lifelong learner, always eager to expand his knowledge and understanding of the world around him.

Known as a keeper of all knowledge, Albert had an insatiable curiosity and a remarkable ability to retain information, especially about the Steelers, music, and trivia. His family and friends often marveled at his vast knowledge and quick recall. He was the go-to person for any question, and his love for learning was infectious.

Albert's love for the Pittsburgh Steelers was legendary. An avid superfan, he never missed a game, and family activities were often scheduled around the football season. His enthusiasm and team spirit were infectious, making every game a memorable event.

Albert was also a passionate music lover, with a particular fondness for the music of the '60s, '70s, and '80s. His eclectic taste in music was a testament to his open-mindedness and appreciation for all forms of artistic expression. He was known to always have a song in his heart and a tune on his lips.

A man of few words, Albert's actions spoke volumes about his character. He was a steadfast and loyal friend, always ready to lend a helping hand or a listening ear. His quiet strength and unwavering integrity were an inspiration to all who knew him.

Albert Betts, Jr. lived a life full of love, learning, and laughter. His legacy of kindness, intelligence, and dedication to his loved ones will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. He will be deeply missed, but his memory will continue to inspire and uplift those left behind.

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