Jovita "Betty" Quirolgico

  • Born: July 28, 1931
  • Died: August 4, 2019
  • Location: Centreville, Virginia

R.T. Foard & Jones, Inc.

122 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19711

Tel. (302) 731-4627

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Betty by adding your memories and photos.

Jovita "Betty" Quirolgico of Dagsboro, DE passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 of at the age of 88.

Born in 1931 in Fabrica, Negros Occidental, Philippines to Frank and Perfecta Bettis, Betty received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of San Jose-Recoletos in 1953. In 1956, she married the late Benjamin Quirolgico, M.D. and moved to the United States in 1965.

Betty was a culinary artist of Filipino cuisine and an avid gardener who took great pride in her exotic plants and landscapes. She was also a skilled designer of women's apparel but will be remembered most for the beautiful quilts she created for her family and friends.

Betty is survived by her three children: Grace, Stephen, and Morris; three grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service in memory of Betty will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm, at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W Main St, Newark, DE 19711 where family and friends may begin visiting at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Hwy, Wilmington, DE 19808. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the "American Cancer Society" and sent in care of the funeral home.