2010-09-16 / Obituaries

Betty J. Berkstresser

Harrisonville, 70

Betty June Berkstresser, 70, Harrisonville, died at 8:45 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

Born May 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Page P. and Ruth E. (Hawbaker) Roher. She was married to Neil L. Berkstresser on December 20, 1958. He survives at their home.

She is survived by three sons: Neil P. Berkstresser and wife Coreta of Hustontown; Tim E. Berkstresser, Harrisonville, and Joe L. Berkstresser and wife Cecelia of York, Pa.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; three sisters: Pat Johnson of Mount Airy, Md.; Sally Bohn of Greencastle; and Ruth Fraker of Hustontown.

She was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, where she was a member of the women’s group of the church.

She had worked at Sagner Day Care, McConnellsburg; the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit; the Heralds of Hope Missionary Outreach Program, Harrisonville; and at the Headstart Program in northern Fulton County.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 17, 2010, at Fairview United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, with Pastor William Kuhn officiating. Interment will be made in Fairview Cemetery.

Friends may call at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, PA 17229 from 4 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairview United Methodist Church, c/o Vicki K. Henry, 1206 LWE, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

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