Betty E. “Bets” Witwer, 81 years, of Elverson, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Berks Heim, following a long illness.
She was born on Wednesday, January 11, 1939. Bets was the daughter of the late Harry M. and Margretta G. (Sheeler) Fries.
She was a secretary for 20 years at Rutt Custom Cabinetry. Bets was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church and the Blue Ball Area Lioness Club, where she served as President and Secretary of the club. She was a graduate of the Twin Valley High School, Class of 1956. Her graduating class was the first to graduate from the newly merged school districts. Bets was a member of the Elverson-Morgantown Lions Club. She was active as a volunteer at the Welsh Mountain Home, the Elverson Halloween Parade and the reunions of the Elverson Grade School and Twin Valley High School, Class of 1956.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Fries.
Bets is survived by two daughters, Kim Witwer of Flying Hills and Keli Witwer of Kenhorst, a brother Sonny Fries of Elverson and a dear companion, Jim Bollinger of Morgantown.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 1 PM from The Labs Funeral Home, Inc., 141 Pequea Ave., Honey Brook, Pa. with Rev. Dr. Carl P. Griffin officiating. A private interment will be held at Elverson United Methodist Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Bets to Blue Ball Area Lioness Club, PO Box 172, Blue Ball, Pa. 17506.
Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pa.
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