Betty (Oliver) Dolan of Tamaqua celebrated her 94th birthday on June 21. She graduated as valedictorian of her 1937 high school class from St. Jerome's.
She worked at the Atlas Powder Company during World War II. In the late 1960s she owned and operated the Corner Shop in Tamaqua.
She most recently was employed as assistant to the Tamaqua borough secretary.
She has two children: Susan of Tamaqua and Terry of Bethlehem, as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Betty, who is the wife of the late John F. Dolan, enjoys doing crossword and Cryptoquote puzzles, watching WWE wrestling and helping raise her 3-year-old great-grandchild, Zakk. She also has her own Facebook page.