LITTLESTOWN Betty J. Kerzaya, 90, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Brethren Home, New Oxford. She was the wife of Ronald R Kerzaya of Littlestown for 62 years. Born May 23, 1922, in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late Stewart G. and Flossie Ports Izer. Betty graduated from Lehighton High School in 1940 and received her RN degree from Mt Sinai Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia in 1943. She worked many years as an RN in Philadelphia and later became a homemaker. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Ronnette Hobart and husband, Robert of Fairfax Station, Va.; a son, John P Kerzaya of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Aaron Kerzaya, Stephanie Hobart, Angela Hobart, and Cheryl Alexander; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Izer of Milton; and a sister, Ruth Arduini of Jersey Shore, Pa. She was predeceased by twin sons, Ronald F Kerzaya and Stewart R Kerzaya; and a brother, Stewart Izer. Betty was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Littlestown. She enjoyed bus trips, the beach, and painting ceramics. Funeral service is Wednesday, May 15, at 11 a.m. at Little's Funeral Home with her pastor, the Rev James S. Dunlop, officiating. There will be a viewing one hour before the service. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown. Family suggests contributions go to St. John's Lutheran Church, 665 St. John's Road, Littlestown, PA 17340; or VNA of Hanover, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331. Online condolences may be shared at www.littlesfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on May 12, 2013