In Memory of Betty J. Gallup

February 3, 1930 - August 23, 2022

Resided in Sauquoit, NY


No Visitation


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Betty J. Gallup, age 92, passed away peacefully on August 23, 2022 at St. Lukes Hospital.

Betty was born on February 3, 1930 in Utica, New York, daughter of Eric W. and Gertrude Johnson.  She was a graduate of New York Mills High School and Utica Memorial School of Nursing, graduating in 1951.  She married Gerald H. Gallup on August 30, 1952 at the Church of the Redeemer in Utica, NY.  Betty worked for several years at St. Lukes Memorial Hospital and Children’s Hospital on the Rehabilitation Unit.  Betty enjoyed camping with her family, snowmobiling, gardening and volunteering at the Lutheran Home and Our Saviour Lutheran Church.

Betty leaves behind her loving children, Janet (Louis) Davoli and Mark (Donna Dunn) Gallup, grandchildren, Greg (Holly)Mallabar, Matt (Brenda) Mallabar, Jerry (Cristen) Gallup, Caitlin (Dino) Gallup and Nick Gallup along with several great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Gerald in 2010 and her son, Kenneth in 1983 and grandson Samuel.

The family thanks the nursing staff at St. Luke’s Hospital for their wonderful care of our Mom. She also greatly appreciated her many friendships at Our Saviour Lutheran Church.

At Betty’s request, there will be no calling hours.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 27 at Our SaviourLutheran Church, 1640 Genesee St., Utica at 11:00 am.  Interment will be at Sauquoit Valley Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  

In lieu of flowers please consider Our Saviour Lutheran Church.  For online expressions of sympathy go to