Richard Betance

September 30, 1934July 31, 2018

In lieu of flowers the Betance family asks for donations to Cathedral High School or Tijuana Mission Project


  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 11, 2018

Richard Betance

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Dina Boatwright sherrick

August 11, 2018

To all the Betance family we send our deepest love prayers and thoughts your way from the entire Boatwright family

Great memories are remembering how close my dad was close to RICK and the great stories we heard growing up of all their days at Cathedral High School. We would all get together at Henry’s house and have the best get togethers !!!

pasquale gabriele

August 8, 2018

I when to Sacred Heart Grammer school with Theresa, I met Rookie at Cathedral, we were in a play called LELAWALA, both Rookie and I were solder in the play. our friendship
continue after Hi school with our late friend Pat Cleary we would drive to Phantom football games, One day Rookie told a story that one Sunday every month he would have a Pasta dinner for whole family, one day a grandchild ask why are we having Pasta were mexican's
my codolences to Thersa and whole Betance family
Pasquale Gabriele

Bernie & Andrea Grace

August 8, 2018

Even though I was two years behind we had a great school spirit and great football teams I know you finished your game on top. St John Baptist de Lasalle Pray for Rick. Live Jesus in our hearts. God bless you Rick!!!

Ann Marie Torosian

August 7, 2018

For Betance Family,
Our family Sam ,Vickie and family were very sorry to hear the sad news. My cousin Joe Betance, Al’s son gave us the sad news! My dad Sam Torosian has known Rookie and ALL his family for more than70 years. My aunt Mickie was married to Rookies brother, Al! Rookie was a great family man and was dearly loved by his family and all who knew him. As a child, I went to many Betance family picnics with my Uncle Al and auntie Mary. Those are precious memories for me! Rookie and his family were always there and he made me feel very welcome. Everyone did! Our thoughts and prayers are with Betance family at this difficult time. May he Rest In Peace
The Torosian Family

Charles Braun

August 7, 2018

Rest in Peace Richard.
That was a good class of 1953.

Frank Nizzi

August 7, 2018

Hi Rookie, It was great seeing you at the reunions at the winery, you are with the Lord now and all is well for you. Please be sure and save the rest of us a place near you.
Frank Nizzi


August 7, 2018

Richard we have not met but from one Phantom to another you have joined God the place that we will all seek, the date we don't know one day we will all be joined together. Our deepest condolences to the family from your loss may you rest in peace, from Nick M. D'Egidio class of 62" and all my family.