Marion A. Betz

Marion A. Betz, 87 years, of Orefield passed away Monday, February 11, 2013, at Phoebe Home in Allentown. She was the widow of Carl H. Betz. Born in Haafsville, she was a daughter of the late James and Florence (Heil) Wenner. She worked beside her husband in the family business Carl H. Betz, Inc. and was employed for several years at the Orefield Post Office. Marion was a member of Morgenland Church in Orefield. She was affiliated with the Crippled Childrens Society, Heart Association, and other social agencies. Survivors: Sons, Barry C. and wife, Carol, Gavin L. and wife, Sharon, both of Orefield, Darryl J. of New Tripoli, Randy S. and wife, Cindi, of Mohnton and Kevin W. and wife, Christine, of Slatington; brother, James and wife, Irene, of Lehighton; sisters, Lucille Williams and Rose, wife of Kenneth Higgins, both of Allentown, and Judy, wife of Robert Wilson, of East Greenville; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Miers Wenner. Services: 11 a.m, Saturday, February 16, at Morgenland Church, 3120 Weidasville Road, Orefield with the Rev. Sally Zelker officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m in the church. Interment, church cemetery. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.Keller Funeral Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Carl H. Betz Memorial Fund c/o New Tripoli Bank, 7747 Claussville Road, Orefield, 18069.

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 12, 2013