Elizabeth "Betty" Loftus

WILKES-BARRE — Elizabeth "Betty" Loftus, 89, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on April 15, 2014, at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Wilkes-Barre on April 12, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Charles E. and Elizabeth M. Huether Frank. Elizabeth was a 1943 graduate of Coughlin High School.

Until her retirement, she was employed by Fowler, Dick and Walker/Boscov's Department Stores, Wilkes-Barre.

Elizabeth was a devoted member of St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre.

She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph F. Loftus, in 1998; and brother, Carl J. Frank, in 2012.

Surviving are children, Joseph C. (Bonnie) Loftus, Hanover Township, and Patricia (Gary) Davis, Kingston; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Visit Elizabeth's obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home
89 Park Ave Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 825-3138

Published in Times Leader from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2014