A. Betts, 88, of 425 Fifth Street Riverside, PA died Monday morning, July
18, 2005 at Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall Danville, PA. She
was born December 30, 1916 in Williamsport, PA the daughter of the late
Arthur L. and Elizabeth Raisbeck Procter Maurer.
graduated from Williamsport High School in 1934. Mrs. Betts was a member of
St. Peterís United Methodist Church Riverside, PA where she served with the
United Methodist Women. Alongside her husband, she was a co-owner of Bird
Florist Riverside, PA until 1975. She was a devoted homemaker, mother,
grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed baking and cooking. One of
her greatest joys was to prepare lunch daily for her family.
married for 58 years to the late Earl L. Betts who preceded her in death
July 28, 1995. She is survived by two sons; Robert E .Betts and his wife
Sherry of Riverside, PA and David L. and his wife Donna of Danville, PA and
two daughters Barbara R. Klopp and her husband Robert of Riverside, PA and
Bonnie K. Diminick and her husband Ferdinand of Danville, PA. Also
surviving are nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one
great-great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
Betts was the last living member of her immediate family being preceded in
death by three brothers; Clarence, Harold and Robert Maurer.
services will be held Thursday, July 21 at 11:00 AM at
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville, PA. with her pastor the Reverend Donald N. Hurley
officiating. Burial will follow in Wildwood Cemetery Williamsport, PA at
1:00 PM. Friends will be received Wednesday evening from 7-9 PM from the
funeral home and from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Arrangements are
under the direction of the Visneski
Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville, PA 17821.