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Betty A. McConkey, 68

Massillon — Betty A. McConkey, age 68, of Massillon, formerly of Orrville, died Sunday, August 20, 2023, at her home in Massillon, following a long period of declining health.
Betty was born on October 11, 1954, at Maxwell AFB, Alabama, to the late Charles A. “Red” and Bertie Dee (Lay) McConkey, graduated from Orrville High School in 1974, and had attended the University of Akron Wayne College.
She worked as a manager at Radio Shack in Wooster and later provided in home care before her health was compromised.
Surviving are three siblings, Cindy Zimmerman, Brian (Donna) McConkey, and Patrick (Annette) McConkey, all of Orrville; a nephew, Dylan (Kristine) McConkey of Orrville; and a niece, Laura Dawn McConkey of Hartville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Darren McConkey.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial of ashes will take place at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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