Betty E. Chestnut, 87, of Newville died Monday December 24, 2012 in her home. She was born October 4, 1925 in South Mountain, the daughter of Maurice and Glovia Carbaugh Kauffman. Mrs. Chestnut is survived by her husband Walter L. Chestnut. Mrs. Chestnut was a member of the Newville Church of the Brethren. In addition to her husband she is survived by one son Ronald Kauffman of South Mountain, and one daughter Carol Cook of Newville, one granddaughter Jennifer Etter of Newville, one great grandson Mark Hollenbaugh of Newville, and two sisters Gladys Verdier and Loretta Hardsock. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda Chestnut Knouse. A memorial service will be held Friday December 28, 2012, at 12 noon in the Newville Church of the Brethren with Pastor John F. Hess officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Newville Church of the Brethren 16 Carlisle Road Newville, PA 17241; or the Humane Society 770 Grayson Rd. Harrisburg, PA 17111. To send on-line condolences please visit www.eggerfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on Dec. 27, 2012