Betty Whipple Rotino age 85, 127 East Adams Street Portland passed away Monday afternoon in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare. She was born in Jay County January 5, 1932 the daughter of William K. and Olah May (Woodard) Bost. She was married to Fred Whipple who died in 1990 and then Thomas Rotino who died in 2013. She had worked at CTS for twenty five years, Telephone Office and Anchor Hocking. She was a member of Saratoga Church of God.
Surviving are one son Fredrick M. Whipple (wife Deborah) of Portland, one brother Clinis Bost of Ft. Wayne and one sister Wanda Branscum of Dunkirk, Two grandsons David Koons and Chad Whipple, Five Step Grandchildren Jason Murphy, Rebecca Murphy, Jared Murphy, Nathan Murphy and Micah Murphy and several step great grandchildren
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Friday in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Steve McCart presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery. Viewing will be Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 PM. Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.