|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1930|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 2008|
On October 4, 2008, Betty D. Fontz of Millersville. Beloved wife of 42 years to the late Gilson J.F. Fontz, Sr.; loving mother of Ann Marie Fontz, Betty F. Duncan, Nancy J. Gardner, Susan G. Fisher, Darlene R. Corbin, and Gilson J.F. Fontz, Jr.; cherished grandmother of 15; dear sister of Shirley Pumphrey, and the late Edward, Harry, Albert, and George Franklin, and Barbara Duvall. Betty was a life-long resident of Millersville. She was a member of Tall Cedars, and a long time member of Christ Lutheran Church. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, and attending church.
Betty D. Fontz, 78, a homemaker who lived her entire life in Millersville, died of natural causes Oct. 4 at her home.
Mrs. Fontz was born Sept. 17, 1930, to the late Barbara Tesar and Albert Franklin.
She belonged to the Christ Lutheran Church in Millersville and the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Annapolis Forest.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and attending church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Gilson J. F. Fontz Sr.; four brothers, Edward, Harry, Albert and George Franklin; and one sister, Barbara Duvall.
Survivors include one son, Gilson J. F. Fontz Jr.; five daughters, Anne Marie Fontz, Nancy J. Gardner, Susan G. Fisher and Darlene R. Corbin, all of Millersville, and Betty F. Duncan of Maui, Hawaii; one sister, Shirley Pumphrey of Millersville; and 15 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held last Wednesday at Singleton Funeral and Cremation Services, 1 Second Ave. S.W. in Glen Burnie. Interment at Glen Haven Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Lutheran Church Building Fund, 8249 Jumpers Hole Road, Millersville, MD 21108.
Published in The Capital on Oct. 14, 2008
Albert T. Franklin (1888 - 1951)
Barbara M. Tesar Franklin (1894 - 1944)
Gilson James Frederick Fontz (1924 - 1994)*
Glen Haven Memorial Park
Anne Arundel County
Created by: In Loving Memory
Record added: Oct 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30377468