Elizabeth M. Loftus

Elizabeth (Betty) Loftus, 89, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Celtic Hospice at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

She was born in Wilkes-Barre on April 12, 1925, a daughter of the late Charles E. and Elizabeth M. Huether Frank.

Elizabeth was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Class of 1943. She was formerly employed for many years by the Fowler, Dick & Walker Department Store/Boscov's Department Store in Wilkes-Barre, prior to her retirement.

Elizabeth was a devoted member of St. Nicholas Church in Wilkes-Barre.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph F. Loftus, in 1998; and by her brother, Carl J. Frank, in 2012.

Elizabeth is survived by her son, Joseph C. Loftus and his wife, Bonnie, Hanover Township; daughter, Patricia Davis and her husband, Gary, Kingston; grandchildren, Kevin and Katie Loftus and Lauren and Megan Davis; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday from Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.

Entombment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting Elizabeth's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home
89 Park Ave Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 825-3138

Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 18, 2014