Betty Jane Markes, 81, of Mattydale, died Monday, August 1, 2016, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse. Betty was born in Malone and resided in Mattydale since 1994. She was the daughter of the late Wesley and Mina (Steambarge) Wallace.
Betty retired in 1997 after 12 years as an accountant with Fay's Drugs Inc. in Syracuse. Prior to that, she worked for Carrier Corporation for several years.
Betty is survived by her husband of 48 years, Kenneth Markes; their children: Kathleen E. (Gerald) Brady of Central Square and John K. Markes of Mattydale; and by several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 - 7 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, 2 pm at Morningside Cemetery in Malone, NY.