2013-04-11 / Obituaries

Betty J. Dick

Big Cove Tannery, 90

Betty J. Dick, 90, of Big Cove Tannery, Pa. formerly of Roaring Spring, died peacefully Friday morning at the home of her grandson, Tony, in Hagerstown, Md.

She was born near Knobsville, Fulton County, Pa., the daughter of the late D. Wilbert and M. Ruth (Wagner) Helman.

She married Donald S. Dick on July 31, 1948, in Roaring Spring. He preceded her in death November 14, 2005.

She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Hedges, and husband James of Big Cove Tannery; three grandchildren: Tony Howell of Hagerstown, Md.; Kelly Howell of McConnellsburg; and Susanne Ketterman of Biglerville; and two greatgrandchildren: Tyler Bohrer and Jenna Howell.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and a brother: Olive, Helen, Ora, and Robert.

She was a member of First Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring. She retired from Nason Hospital as a registered nurse after 40 years of service. She was a 1940 graduate of Hustontown High School and a 1944 graduate of the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing.

She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 9, in the First Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring. Pastor Joe Surin officiated. Interment was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Roaring Spring.

Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring, was in charge of arrangements.

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