Betty J. Gale, 69, Rensselaer Falls
Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 7:05 pm

Betty J. Gale, 69, of Rensselaer Falls, died, May 23, 2013, at her home, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, entrusted with arrangements, services will be private.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Gena Gale and Bill Merrick of Potsdam, Janna and Dag Alstad of Westminster, MD; grandchildren, Dylan Hutton, Kala Alstad, Kendall Alstad, Nicole Schober, Makenzie Merrick; brothers, Dean Bresett of Redwood, Jay Bresett of Fowler; a sister, Linda Tharrett of Fowler; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Lloyd Bresett Jr., Thomas Bresett; sisters, Gene Jesmer, and Joyce Griffin.

She was born on July 26, 1943, in Gouverneur, the daughter of Leonard and Georgina Patton Bresett. Betty married Brent Gale on July 20, 1960 at the Gouverneur United Methodist Church, Reverend Brown officiating; he died on January 6, 2007. She was a home health care aide for the Community Development Program in Canton and prior to that she was a bartender at the Meadows in Fowler.

Betty loved researching family genealogy, traveling, gardening and animals.

Contributions can be made to the Dr. Ravinder N. Agarwal Renal Center in Ogdensburg. Online condolences can be made at