Lysbeth A. “Betsy” Hoffman


LAKESIDE BLUFF/KUCKVILLE — Lysbeth A. “Betsy” Hoffman, 82, died Feb. 18. 2021 in her residence following a long illness. She was born Dec. 1, 1938 in Albion, a daughter of William Hart and Mary (Covell) Hey and was a lifelong resident of the area. Betsy was a graduate of the Lyndonville School System and was a member of the Pullman Memorial Universalist Church. She had worked as the Town of Carlton Historian for over 41 years. She was “The Lady of the Lake” radio talk show host for WWBE out of Brockport, and was the author of Lakeside News, which was a Feature Column in the Medina Journal Register. Betsy was also a 47 year member of the Orleans Chapter of the DAR, and she was one of the founding members of the Orleans County Historical Society. Mrs. Hoffman was predeceased by her husband of 63 years Richard, her son Scott, and her sister Pamilla Leigh. She is survived by her son: David (Ingrid) Hoffman of Middlesex, two grandsons: Shawn Hoffman, Kevin (Kimberly) Hoffman as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Calling hours and a Memorial Service will be held in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carlton Fire Department, 1853 Oak Orchard Rd., Albion, NY, 14411. Betsy’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. of Albion. To share a special memory of Betsy, please visit:

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