Beatrice M. Lightner

HANOVER Beatrice "Bea" M. Lightner, 89, passed away peacefully Friday, June 28, 2013, at Homewood at Plum Creek. She was the loving wife of the late Dale M. Lightner, to whom she was married 51 years. Born March 14, 1924, in Hanover, Bea was the daughter of the late Stewart P. and Myrtle (Emlet) Mehring. Mrs. Lightner was a life member of the Hanover Home Assoc. She was also a member of the Moose and VFW Auxiliaries. Bea enjoyed shopping and traveling. Surviving are her two daughters, Brenda J. Pooler and husband, James of Hellam, and Judy A. Green and husband, John of Hanover; her three granddaughters, Terri M. Krebs and husband, Darrin of Hanover, Traci L. Stahl and husband, Derek Smith of Columbia, Md., and Angela R. Barnhart and husband, Cornel of Hellam; and three great-grandchildren, Brooke and Cameron Krebs and Nathan Barnhart. A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Lightner will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Wetzel Funeral Home and Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, with the Rev. Dr. Bruce P. Bouchard officiating. A time to share memories with family and an opportunity to view will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bea's memory may be made to , 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 101, Harrisburg, PA 17110. To share memories of Beatrice M. Lightner and view a video tribute, please visit

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Wetzel Funeral Home - Hanover
549 Carlisle Street Hanover, PA 17331

Published in Evening Sun on June 30, 2013