Mrs. Betty Lou A. Volkert Barlosky
Mrs. Betty Lou A. Volkert Barlosky, 80, of 308 Bridge St., Lehighton, died Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Allentown. She was the wife of Charles B. Barlosky and the widow of Luther G. Volkert.
Prior to retiring, she was a co-owner of the former Volkert's Store, Lehighton, and later worked as a sales associate for the former Bright's Department Store.
Born in Palmerton, she was a daughter of the late Tilghman and Standa M. (Dorward) Clauss.
She was confirmed at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehighton, and later held a membership at Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, Lehighton.
Mrs. Barlosky was a member of the Gnaden Huetten Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Lehighton, where she volunteered in the hospital gift shop, and was a social member of the American Legion Post 314, Lehighton.
In her spare time, she loved walking at Beltzville Lake, taking trips to Ocean City, N.J., and spending time with her family.
Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Steve Volkert, and his wife, Donna, of Lehighton; three daughters, Lisa J. Volkert of Lancaster, Diane, wife of Glen Wampole of Schnecksville, and Pamela, wife of Brian Hansler of Lehighton; a stepdaughter, Terri Barlosky of Lehighton; four grandchildren, David Wampole, Shelly Wampole, Sierra Volkert and Amanda Cuth; a stepgrandson, Tyler Conarty; and nieces and nephews.
She was also predeceased by two sisters, Jean Delaney and Margaret Ann "Peggy" Rose.
Service: Celebration of Life service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home, Fourth and Iron streets, Lehighton, with the Rev. Douglas D. Evans officiating. Interment, Lehighton Cemetery. Call 10-11 a.m. Tuesday. Contributions in her name may be made to the Lehighton Memorial Library, 124 North St., Lehighton, Pa. 18235, the
, 33 W. Ridge St., Lansford, Pa. 18232, or the
, 57 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18701-1309.