Betty M. Bressi

COAL TOWNSHIP — Betty M. Bressi, 75, of 1251 W. Montgomery St., where she lived for 50 years, died at 3:31 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, Coal Township.

Born in Shamokin, Feb. 3, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Ermal Sr. and Dorothy (Rubendall) Kroh.

Betty was a lifelong resident of the Shamokin and Coal Township.

She attended Coal Township High School.

She stayed at home to take care of her children and her home.

She attended services at Restoration Ministries, Shamokin, and was involved with the church's food bank. She sang with the Sweet Adelines and the Choraliers and also played guitar.

Surviving are three children, Dianne Bressi, Rick Bressi and his wife, Lori, and Jim Bressi and his wife, Susan, all of Coal Township; a brother, Ermal Kroh Jr. and his wife, Donna; a sister, Dorothy Kroh; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Kroh.


BRESSI — Betty M. Bressi, 75, of 1251 W. Montgomery St., Coal Township. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Leonard J. Lucas Funeral Home Ltd., 120 S. Market St., Shamokin, Leonard J. Lucas, supervisor. A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Coal Township.

Funeral Home

Leonard J. Lucas Funeral Home
120 S. Market St. Shamokin, PA 17872
(570) 644-0417

Published in News Item on Jan. 30, 2014