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Betty A Barnhart Sechrist

Death 26 Aug 2009 (aged 88)
Burial Stonington, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 49444207 · View Source
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Betty A. Sechrist

Betty A. Sechrist, 88, of Northumberland, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday evening, Aug. 26, 2009, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.

She was born Dec. 20, 1920, in Sunbury, the daughter of the late Harry and Blanche (Ray) Barnhart. On June 5, 1970, she married Mark Sechrist, of Northumberland.

She was a graduate of Sunbury High School and had attended Bucknell University, studying chemistry.

Betty was employed by the Bell Telephone Co. as an operator and retired after 33 years of service.

She was a member of Front Street Christian Assembly, Sunbury, and was a Sunday school teacher for preschoolers for many years.

Betty so loved the Lord that she wanted to share with everyone the gospel of salvation. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother who put everyone's needs before her own. What a blessing it was to have her in our lives.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Yvonne and Harry Williams, of Sunbury; three stepdaughters and their husbands, Lori and Dan Fisher, of Texas, Sue and Dale Eskridge and Cindy Lawson, of Maryland; one stepson and his wife, Greg and Barb Sechrist; three grandchildren, Michelle, Josh and Jared; 11 stepgrandchildren, Jeremiah, Chris, Sarah, Nikki, Heather, Heidi, Karen, Bonnie, Jeff, Warren and Sherri; five great-grandchildren; and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by a memorial service at 8 with John Shipman officiating.

Interment will take place at a later date in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

Published in The Daily Item on 8/28/2009




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 49444207
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