Elizabeth "Betty" Gimble

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Elizabeth "Betty" Gimble, 71, of Larksville, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Larksville, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Fedrow Rock. She was a graduate of Edwardsville High School, class of 1959.

Betty spent much of her life caring for others in her capacity as secretary at Chester Street Elementary in the Wyoming Valley West School District, retiring in 2002. She was the "life line" at Chester Street for 15 years. She had a great love for the children as well as her friends at the school. She was previously employed at the Old River Road Bakery, Edwardsville, and Woolworth's, Edwardsville.

She was a past member of St. Stephen's Church, currently All Saints Parish, Plymouth, and Trinity House. She was a past president of Larksville Fire Company Auxiliary and a Cub Scout den mother.

Betty loved traveling to her winter home in Venice, Fla., where she enjoyed meeting new people, serving on various committees and participating in water aerobics.

She loved everyone she met, but especially her husband of 49 years, Raymond; sons, Raymond and his wife, Florence, Corey and his companion, Janine Ephault; grandchildren, Joseph and Jennifer; brother, Richard Rock; grand-doggies, Zeus and Rufus; aunts, uncles, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. today at Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. in All Saints Parish, Willow St., Plymouth. Interment will be in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Lehman Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Larksville Volunteer Fire Co.; All Saints Parish; or a charity of the donor's choosing.
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Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc
87 Washington Ave
Plymouth, PA 18651
(570) 779-1901
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Published in Times Leader on July 13, 2013