Betty Gransbury

Betty A. Gransbury

1936 - 2021

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Betty A. Gransbury, 85, of Walton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center following a long illness. Born October 3, 1936 in Walton, NY, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Genevieve Seymour Finch. On July 11 1954, Betty married the love of her life Harvey Gransbury in Sidney Center. They celebrated 45 years of marriage until his passing in 1999. Betty worked at Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (formerly Delaware County Infirmary) from 1976 until her retirement in 2000 from the Housekeeping Department. She was always very proud of the many friends she made over her 25 years and still kept in touch with several of them. Betty loved Elvis and John Wayne movies and was an avid collector of dolls and Betty Boop memorabilia. She also enjoyed taking her kids when they were younger to the Sidney Dam and Masonville Pond for picnic and fishing trips. Survivors include her children Randy Gransbury (Jamie), Steve Gransbury (Elaine), Peg Thompson (Bennett), Bob Gransbury (Constance), David Gransbury, Rick Gransbury, Willy Gransbury and Danny Gransbury; sister Diane Alcott and brothers Joel Finch and Danny Finch. Betty is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Besides her parents, Betty is predeceased by her beloved husband Harvey Gransbury; daughter Sue Gransbury and grandson Matthew David Gransbury. Calling hours to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 12-1 P.M. at Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton. Funeral services for Betty will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will take place at Masonville Cemetery, Masonville. The Gransbury family graciously declines flowers. Please make memorial donations in Betty’s memory to the Walton Fire Department & Emergency Squad, 61 West Street, Walton, NY 13856 or to the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, 46610 NY 10, Delhi, NY 13753. The family would like to personally thank all of the staff at Delhi Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for their care, love and support while Betty resided at the facility. Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of peace and comfort for Betty’s family, please visit her online tribute at

Calling Hours

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, October 15, 2021
Courtney Funeral Home
25 Townsend Street
Walton, New York, United States