Betty Semian Meholic

Betty Semian Meholic, 81, of Taylor, entered into eternal rest and joined beloved family members on February 17, 2019.


Betty was born in Taylor and spent most of her life in Taylor raising her family.  She spent her final years in Moosic and a short time at Clarks Summit Sr Living.  She is the daughter of the late Liz Dorin Semian and the late Michael Semian.  She is a 1955 graduate of Taylor high school.  Betty was happiest when busy and she loved to work.  She was an educator at heart and loved her job as a Nutrition Education Advisor for Penn State University’s Cooperative Extension for over 25 years.  Betty was a role model for hard work and loyalty.  Betty had an indominable spirt and her enthusiasm for life shinned through in everything she accomplished.   In addition to her career, she was a devoted homemaker, wife and loving mother.  She was a girl scout leader for 12 years.  Her and husband Dan ran a successful retail business, and even in retirement up to this past November, she was involved with local fairs and craft shows.  She most enjoyed working the fairs with her children and grandchildren.


Betty genuinely enjoyed people.  She could carry a conversation with anyone, on any topic.  She enjoyed travelling with her husband, Dan, and family.  Her and Dan enjoyed their annual Atlantic City casino trip, their trip to Hawaii, cherished family vacations to the beach, and her trips to Florida with Sue and Flo.  Betty loved to cook her special ethnic dishes.  She loved attending the weekly Moleben to the Mother of God service at St Georges Orthodox church in Taylor.


Of all the things that Betty enjoyed, there was nothing more precious to her than her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchild.   Betty is survived by her Daughter Sue Laubham, son-in-law Paul of Clarks Summit, grandchildren Alyssa and Nathan, and great grandchild, Emmie Elizabeth; son-in- law Ken Jenkins of Old Forge, grandchildren; Kenny and Dana; a brother Michael Semian and his wife, Jo Marie, of Scranton; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband Daniel Meholic, son Daniel Meholic Jr, daughter Debbie Jenkins, and sister Loraine Semian Novack.


Family and friends are invited to attend Betty's funeral, which will begin on Friday at 9:15 from the Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St. Taylor followed by services at 10:00 am in St. George’s Orthodox Church, 743 S. Keyser Ave. Taylor.  Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.  Friends may call Thursday 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  Parastas service will begin at 4:00 pm by Father Daniel Vaskalis.


Memorial contributions may be made to St. George’s Orthodox Church, 743 South Keyser Ave. Taylor, PA 18517