Betty J. Wolfe


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Betty J. Wolfe, 86, of 701 E. Market Street, Gratz, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at her residence.

She was born on Saturday, Feb. 13, 1926, in Hegins, a daughter of the late Albert Ebert and Irene Ely Ebert.

She was a 1943 graduate of the former Hegins Twp. High School. She was a member of St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Fearnot.

Betty enjoyed drawing, painting, and sewing. She was the costume designer and most important fan of the Wolfe Family band.

She was preceded in death by her a son Larry E. Wolfe; a daughter Sandra L. Wolfe; a great grandson, Anthony J. Satterly; and a daughter in law Susanne L. Wolfe.

She is survived by her husband Robert A. Wolfe, to whom she was married for 68 years. She is also survived by two sons Bruce A. Wolfe and his wife Ewa of Endwell, NY, Robert A. Wolfe of Sayre; daughter June M. Willard and her husband Frederick of Gratz; seven grandchildren; and fifteen great grandchildren.

Services were held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Thursday, Feb. 14, with Rev. William Danis officiating. Burial was made in St. Peter's Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to SunHealth Hospice, P.O. Box 232, Northumberland PA 17857-0232.

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