Josephine R. "Betty" (Considine) Higgins

May 2, 1925 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 96)


Josephine R. “Betty” Higgins (nee Considine), age 96, of Lancaster, PA, formerly of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away on July 15, 2021.

Betty loved playing bingo, crocheting, going to the Atlantic City Casinos “777”, and playing the lottery.  She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and the St. Andrew Seniors Group.

Betty was predeceased by her beloved husband, Louis W. Higgins, her brother Joseph B. Considine and her granddaughter Heather Ann Higgins. 

She is survived by her loving children Louis J. Higgins (Gayle), Robert L. Higgins (Kathleen), Joanne M. Higgins, Gene J. Higgins (Debra), Ronald W. Higgins and William T. Higgins (Michele).  Also survived by her 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and her sister, Sr. Patricia Considine, I.H.M.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 9:30-10:30 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (Cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA (610) 449-0300 and to her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 3500 School Lane, Drexel Hill, PA.   Interment SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

Josephine's Funeral Mass will be livestreamed at

in lieu of flowers, contributions in Betty’s name to Camilla Hall Retirement Fund, 100 Maxis Drive, Malvern, PA 19355 would be appreciated. 

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July 20, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
The Donohue Funeral Home - Upper Darby
8401 West Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082

Funeral Mass
July 20, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Andrew the Apostle Church
3500 School Lane
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

July 20, 2021

SS Peter & Paul Cemetery
1600 Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064


Camilla Hall Retirement Fund
100 Maxis Drive, Malvern PA 19355

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