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January 19, 1927 - May 16, 2020

A small funeral service will take place with Pastor David O. Guss and her church family, where she has been a member since the 1950’s. The service will be private due to current health restrictions. The family asks that in lieu of flowers or gifts, a donation be given to Bettie’s church. Please send any donations to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, PO Box 338, Hallandale, FL 33009.

Bertha Sapienza, known to most as “Bettie,” passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 93 years old in her home surrounded by family. Bettie lived a long life and touched the lives of many. She was born in Newark, New Jersey on January 19, 1927 and at the age of 19, married her childhood sweetheart Dominick “Danny” Sapienza. Bettie played many roles over the years including that of a bus driver for Broward County Public Schools, and financial officer at the city’s credit union. In her later years, she served Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Hallandale, Florida, running the office in their “Shining Star” Day Care Center where her infectious smile greeted many families personally at the day care door every day. She is survived by her daughter Lynn Henderson, grandson Aaron Henderson Jr., his wife Amber, and great grandchildren Lorelei and Ariel. A small funeral service will take place with Pastor David O. Guss and her church family, where she has been a member since the 1950’s. The service will be private due to current health restrictions. The family asks that in lieu of flowers or gifts, a donation be given to Bettie’s church. Please send any donations to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, PO Box 338, Hallandale, FL 33009.