|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2011|
Betty E. Allend, 81, formerly of Mohrsville, died Feb. 18, 2011, at 4:55 a.m. in Berks County Home, Berks Heim.
She was the widow of Robert J. Allend, who died May 23, 1983.
Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Cora (Rogers) Dietrich.
She was a machine operator for Ludens for 27 years, retiring in 1994. She worked part time at Fecera's Furniture from 1995 to 1999.
Surviving are sons Thomas E. Allend of Laureldale and Gary L. Allend of Muhlenberg Township; five grandchildren; a stepgranddaughter; four great-grand-children; and two brothers, Jesse Dietrich of Blandon and James Dietrich of Cumru Township.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Linda M. (Allend) Young, on Aug. 31, 1994.
A memorial service will be held in Christ Lutheran Church 1301 Luzerne St., Reading, Friday at 7 p.m., the Rev. Bruce G. Osterhout officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends at the church Friday 6 to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 in memory of Mrs. Betty Elizabeth Allend. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.whelanschwartz.com.
-Reading Eagle, 22 Feb 2011
Created by: Patricia Heath
Record added: Feb 22, 2011
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