January 11, 1932 - July 6, 2015
Betty L. Newman, 83, of Dalmatia, passed away on July 6, 2015, at the Sunbury Community Hospital, Sunbury. She was born in Hegins on January 11, 1932, a daughter of the late Verna and Darwin Smith. Betty was a gracious and kind person, frequently thinking of others and their needs first. She loved taking road trips to Eagles Mere with her family. Betty was an excellent cook known for her peanut butter fudge. She enjoyed canning and loved picking berries. Betty "Mem" not only loved her family that she had, but had the kindness in her heart to take care of other family's too. She was a mother and grandmother to so many. She was the wife of the late John E. Newman. Betty is survived by four daughters, JoAnn Newman of Dalmatia, Alice (Eugene) Yuslum of Wiconisco, Lydia (John) Gelnett of Mt Pleasant Mills, Gail (Eric) Burrow of Harrisburg; three brothers, Harry Shoffler, Donald Shoffler, Terry Shoffler, Jackie Shoffler; three sisters, Shirley Sallada, Joy Klinger; son, Ricky Newman of Dalmatia; son-in-law, Elwood Heintzelman of Forksville; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild on the way, and her puppy Callie. She was preceded in death by brother, Earl Klinger, sister, Virginia Smith, sister, Eleanor Shoffler, sister, Grace Etzweiler, brother, Jacob Shoffler, brother, Larry Shoffler, daughter, Karen Heintzelman, a grand daughter Gwen Gelnett, and step-father Jacob Shoffler. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 7:00 pm at the James A. Reed Funeral Home, Pillow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Betty L. Newman, 83, of Dalmatia, passed away on July 6, 2015, at the Sunbury Community Hospital, Sunbury. She was born in Hegins on January 11, 1932, a daughter of the late Verna and Darwin Smith. Betty was a gracious and kind person, frequently... View Obituary & Service Information
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