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Betty F. Wentz

November 5, 1929 July 5, 2018
Betty F. Wentz
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Obituary for Betty F. Wentz

Betty F. Wentz, age 88 of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Messiah Village in Mechanicsburg. She was born Tuesday, November 5, 1929 in Biglerville, the daughter of the late George and Lucy (Riley) Slaybaugh.

She was a graduate of Biglerville High School (1947). She was also a graduate of Washington County School of Nursing in Hagerstown (1950). Her and her husband, Edwin, worked as missionaries in Japan for the Evangelical Lutheran Church from 1951 to 1989. They were members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Biglerville.

She is survived by three daughters, Virginia Wentz Berry and husband Paul of St. Petersburg, FL, Elizabeth A. Bucher and husband Tom of Mechanicsburg, and Michal W. Howell and husband Dave of Carlisle, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Helen Raudabaugh. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pastor Edwin C. Wentz (2017).

Professional services are entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 S. Main Street, Bendersville. A Celebration of Betty’s Life will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 25 Franklin Street, Biglerville with Pastor Timothy Seitz-Brown officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 25 Franklin Street, Biglerville, PA 17307 and Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

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Celebration of Life




11:00 AM 8/18/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

25 Franklin St
Biglerville, PA 17307

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
25 Franklin St Biglerville 17307 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

25 Franklin St
Biglerville, PA 17307

Hospice of Central Pennsylvania


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