Elizabeth (Betty Ann) Herman

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, wife, grandmother and friend, Elizabeth (Betty Ann) Herman, 68, Tunkhannock, who passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at her home.

She was born in Scranton, daughter of the late Theodore and Helen Nestor Filipski. She was a graduate of Scranton Tech High School, Class of 1963.

Betty was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was known for her warm, gentle and caring nature. She loved the lord deeply and had great faith. She was a member of Our Lady of Snows Church, Lake Winola. Betty had a special love in her heart for all animals. She was a loyal member of several organizations specializing in the care of animals, including the Humane Society and the World Wildlife Federation

She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Barbara Nestor and Jean Marie Tyska, and brothers, Joseph and Theodore Filipski.

Surviving are her devoted husband, Fred, with whom she would have celebrated 50 years of marriage next October. They had four children together and seven grandchildren, daughters, Belinda Herman, Tunkhannock; Angelica Herman, Scranton; and Kendra Deman and her husband, Larry, Castle Rock, Colo.; and son, Frederick Herman IV and his wife, Dia, Larksville; grandchildren, which whom she loved and adored and who loved and adored her, Frederick V., Micaela, Nathaniel and Emma Herman, Jacob Roberts and Julia and Aiden DeMan; as well as many nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Janet Belcerzak, with whom she was especially close. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with Deacon Thomas Cesarini officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Cemetery, Scranton.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Humane Society or World Wildlife Federation in Betty's name would be appreciated.

Funeral Home

Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc.
2940 Memorial Highway  Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-3255

Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 26, 2013