Betty Zanchettin

Betty Zanchettin
Betty Zanchettin

Betty Zanchettin passed away on Friday,  October 21, 2022.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday October 28, 2022 at Hillside Christian Church, 6100 S. Soncy, with Bob Shroeder and Jim McKee officiating.   Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Betty was born on May 4th, 1937 in Quanah, Texas to Ernest Robert Breeding and Lydia Tereza Breeding.  She moved to Amarillo at age 14.  She married Dante Gottlieb Zanchettin on February 20, 1954.  Dante and Betty raised two children Deborah and Steven.  Betty’s occupation was a beautician she also had a home catering hobby.  She made cookies, cakes and meals.  She was an awesome cook.  She also volunteered  through her church and other organizations.  She enjoyed her decades long quilting groups and bridge clubs.

It seemed when you entered her home a meal was readily made available to you.  A very generous and kind woman.   She was a member of Paramount Terrance Christian Church and Hillside Christian Church.  A committed Christian lady to the end.

Betty was preceded in death by parents Ernest and Lydia Breeding of Amarillo; her husband, Dante Zanchettin also of Amarillo; sister Marie Youngblood and husband of Weatherford, Texas; brother Ernest Charles (Jr.) Breeding and wife of Amarillo; daughter Deborah (Debbie) Lynn DeBerry; and son-in-law James (Jim) Kent DeBerry; grandson Brent James DeBerry, all of Abilene, Texas.

Betty is survived by son Steve Zanchettin and wife Karen of Amarillo; granddaughter Kendra DeBerry Goetz and husband Terry; and great granddaughter Brynli, all of Aledo, Texas; special niece Rhonda Breeding Burchfield and husband Lynn of Amarillo;  and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to send a special thanks to BSA Hospice Southwest for a wonderful job taking care of Betty.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.




3 Replies to “Betty Zanchettin”

  1. Steve, I’m so sorry for your loss. Praying The Lord will wrap you in His comforting arms and draw you close during your time of sorrow.

  2. I was saddened to hear of Ms. Betty’s passing. She was a customer of mine and entrusted me with her Cadillac over the years. What a beautiful lady, inside and out. Heaven definitely gained a beautiful angel. Prayers for all who loved her.

  3. Betty Joe my beautiful first cousin.I always called her Aunt Betty.I never knew she was my cousin until later in my life.Betty always had a smile to offer every one.The best cook that taught me the tricks.Always had an open door and a heart as big as Texas.Betty was loved by everyone that had the pleasure to meet her.Never left the house without full makeup and hair done.I have so many great memories with her that I can’t begin to list them all.My heart hurts for the ones she left behind.I know without a doubt, I will see her again beautiful soul beautiful heart ,beautiful smile,I love you cousin Betty or Aunt Betty Joe she always answered with a smile.Fly high with those awesome Angel wings.🙏😇😢💜

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