Betty S. Wiley

October 14, 1923 - July 25, 2016 Kennett Square, PA | Age 92 Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister and Friend.

Betty Wiley, age 92, of Kennett Square passed away peacefully at Crosslands on Monday, July 25, 2016.
Born in Malvern, PA, she was the daughter of the late Honor and Anna Swanenburg.
She and her late husband Harvey (Pete) Wiley shared 50 years of marriage. They worked together at their business, Wiley Motors, in West Chester for many years before retiring to Florida. The love of their grandchildren brought them home to Pennsylvania in the mid 1970s.
Betty was the devoted mother of the late Joseph Wiley (Linda Hetherington) of West Chester and Shirley Wood (Ben) of Chadds Ford, loving grandmother of Michael Wiley (Nicole Mayer); Lynsey Wood Jeffries (David); and Jeffrey Wiley Wood, and proud great grandmother of Madeline Wiley and Pete Jeffries. Betty is survived by her sister Jane Tinder and predeceased by her brother Charles Swanenburg.
Burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Kendal Crosslands Communities (note “KC Employee Appreciation Fund” in the check memo). Mailing address: Attn: Ellen Evans, P.O. Box 100 Kennett Square, PA 19348 or to Kennett Area Community Service, PO Box 1025, Kennett Square, PA 19348. Online condolences may be made by visiting
Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA

Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time.
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Memorial Donations

Kendal Crosslands Communities (note "KC Employee Appreciation Fund" in the check memo).

Mailing address: Attn: Ellen Evans
P.O. Box 100
Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Kennett Area Community Service

PO Box 1025
Kennett Square, PA 19348



Burial will be held privately.


  1. Dear Shirley,
    I was absolutely heartbroken to hear of Betty’s passing. She was the sweetest women. I am sure she will be missed by many.

    Sharon Versagli

    Sharon Versagli | August 1, 2016 at 4:44 PM
  2. Dear Jane and family,. So sorry for your loss. May all the good memories of Betty bring you comfort.

    Carol Marvel | July 27, 2016 at 6:13 PM

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