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Lungs for Betty fundraiser scheduled
Pat Healey
Betty Oickle (sitting). (Submitted photo)

WAVERLEY: Positivity and support—even from those they don’t know—is how the Oickle family of Fall River are staying upbeat despite news that may otherwise turn their world upside down.
Back in 2012, Betty Oickle had a mild heart attack, and weeks after implementing a stint she still wasn’t feeling right. She participated in Hearts in Motion, a program of exercise and education for Cardiac patients where it was learned her lungs weren’t working properly.
“After many tests, she was given oxygen 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week in Sept. 2012,” said Lindsay Oickle, Betty’s daughter. “To this day, we still don't know what exactly is wrong with them, and we won't know until they come out.
“Currently, my mom is attending the Lungs in Motion program for Pulmonary patients so she can get strong enough for the operation.”
And that is one of the reasons Oickle has arranged a fundrai...

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