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Elizabeth "Betty" I. LongenbergerSeptember 21, 1922 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 94)
Elizabeth I. Longenberger
Elizabeth I. "Betty" Longenberger, age 94, formerly of Espy, died at 3:15 p. m. Thursday, August 3, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where she was a patient for two days.
Born in Coal Township, Northumberland County on September 21, 1922, she was a daughter
of the late Raymond and Ruth (Leffler) Herb. She was a 1940 graduate of the former Coal
Township High School. She resided in Danville and Catawissa prior to moving to the Bloomsburg area in 1956.
Betty was employed by the former Bell Telephone Co., in Shamokin for five years in the early 1940's and later by the former Magee Carpet Co., Bloomsburg, as a receptionist, for 40 years, retiring in 1987.
She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Espy, where she served as a greeter; the Bloomsburg Hospital Auxiliary; the Red Hat Society and the Roaring Creek Valley Grange.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Harold C. Longenberger, on December 15, 1990; by a brother, Raymond A. Herb, Jr.; and by two sisters: Shirley Shroyer and Margaret Williams.
Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great nephews and a sister-in-law, Carol R. Drumheller, Catawissa.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017, at 11 a. m. in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg, with her pastor, Caleb J. Fritz, officiating. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Catawissa. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a. m.
Memorials may be sent to Trinity United Methodist Church, 2351 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Trinity United Methodist Church
2351 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg PA 17815