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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Sorci, Bettelou




Bettelou Brown Sorci of Fox Chapel (formerly of Mckeesport) passed away on Thursday October 26, 2017 at home with her family by her side. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony "Nino" Sorci. Dear Mother of Machele (Mike) Meshanko, Nicole "Nikki" MacKenzie and the late Michael A. Sorci. Mother-in-law of Michelle Sorci. Grandmother of Lori, Valerie (Nick), Dianna (Travis), Michael (Gina), Noah and Keeley. Great-Grandmother of Evan, Julian, Meah, Michael and Travis.Pittsburgh loses a design icon. Through decades of design transformation, Bettelou continued to always show elegance and refinement in her interiors and graceful lighting fixtures. Bettelou began her career working for Mr. Edgar Kaufman in 1956 in Kaufmanns' Interior Design Studio at the landmark downtown Pittsburgh location. After many years she realized her passion was in lamps and fine custom lighting and in 1980 opened “The Guiding Light.” Friends and relatives will be received on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. and on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 2-7 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont. Funeral Service Monday, October 30, 2017, 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Donations may be made in her name to Parkinson Association of Western PA, 575 Lincoln Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15202