Elizabeth (Betty) Gimble, 71, of Larksville passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Larksville. she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Fedrow Rock. She was a graduate of Edwardsville High School, Class of 1959.
Betty spent so much of her life caring for others in her capacity as secretary at Chester Street Elementary in the Wyoming Valley West School District, retiring in 2002. She was the "life line" at Chester Street for 15 years. She had a great love for the children as well as her friends at the school. She was previously employed by the Old River Road Bakery, Edwardsville, and Woolworth's, Edwardsville.
She was a past member of St. Stephen's Church, currently All Saints Parish, Plymouth, and Trinity House; past president of the Larksville Fire Company Auxiliary and a Cub Scout den mother.
Betty loved traveling to her winter home in Venice, Fla., where she enjoyed meeting new people, serving on various committees and water aerobics.
She loved everyone she met, but especially her husband of 49 years, Raymond; sons, Raymond and wife, Florence; and Corey and companion, Janine Ephault; grandchildren, Joseph and Jennifer; brother, Richard Rock; "grand-doggies," Zeus and Rufus; aunts and uncles; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday from Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. in All Saints Parish, Willow Street, Plymouth.
Interment will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Lehman.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Larksville Volunteer Fire Co., All Saints Parish, or of your choice.