Betty J. Wentz

Date of Death: 12/27/2019

Betty J. Wentz

Dec. 31, 1926 - Dec. 27, 2019

Betty J. Wentz 92, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday evening at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home after a long battle with Alzheimer's. 

She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of the late William W. and Mary G. (Kelley) Simpson. On March 29, 1946, she married Russell E. Wentz. He preceded her in death on Dec. 14, 2018. 

Surviving are two daughters: Linda L. Bretz (William W.) of Hollidaysburg and Cathy E. Householder (Terry) of Duncansville; four granddaughters: Kelli Keller (Chris), Brenda Bretz, Jill Lang (Ian) and Kelsey Riden (Jim); five great-grandchildren: Tyler Shaw (Sarah), Brady Shaw, Jordan Keller, Alexander Pruznak and Meleah Lang; and five great-great-grandchildren: Kameryn Singer, Joe Shaw, Dakota Shaw, Kenzie Shaw and Emma Shaw. 

She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Florence Simpson; ten brothers and sisters; and five stepbrothers and sisters. She was the last of her family. 

Betty was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Hollidaysburg. 

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Plank Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, Pastor David Bowman officiating. Interment will be in Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.

The family requests that donations in Betty's memory be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 500 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.


Betty was loved by my mother, by Sue Montgomery
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