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Gene Bettiol’s Legacy

Mourners filled Foothills’ Bettiol Theater Sunday to say goodbye to Eugene A. Bettiol, Sr., the foremost developer of Southside, who passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, at age 85. Speakers included state Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, Bettiol’s lawyer Joseph Pondolfino, former county judge Jeannie Scarzafava, and Gene’s grandchildren. Music was provided by John Thompson. At right, Huemac Garcia and wife Suzanne give their condolences to Betty Bettiol, Gene’s widow, in the receiving line following the service. (Ian Austin/


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