Elizabeth "Betty" Westpfahl, 82, of Moscow, Pa., entered into eternal rest after a long, courageous battle with bone marrow cancer on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Hospice of Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
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Born in Souderton, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Jonas and Lizzie (Smith) Shoemaker.
Betty was an avid baseball fan, and rooted for the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies. She was very active in the Moscow Senior Center, and especially enjoyed helping organize and joyfully participating in many trips to numerous casinos.
Betty was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband, Fred Westpfahl; her brothers, Curtis and Harry Shoemaker; and her companion of many years, George Ohler.
She is survived by her son, John Westpfahl and wife, Sherri, Mountaintop; her siblings, Abram Shoemaker, Gertrude Cordero, Linford Shoemaker, Ella May Shoemaker and Harvey Shoemaker; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to offer a special and heartfelt thank you to Marian Fisher for her friendship and care for Betty.
A memorial service and luncheon will be held on Wednesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Olde Brook Inn, Route 307, Moscow, Pa. McCune Funeral Home, Mountaintop, is assisting the family with the arrangements.
The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the
McCune Funeral Service - Mountain Top
80 Mountain Blvd South
Mountain Top, PA 18707
Published in Scranton Times on July 28, 2014