Elizabeth "Bettie" Eck Hopler, 86 of Honesdale, died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital.|
She was preceded in death by her husband James P. Hopler on December 6, 1991.
Born on June 14, 1926 in Honesdale, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Lillian Nelson Yerkes. Before retiring, Bettie was a supervisor for the Department of Public Assistance in Honesdale. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Honesdale and the Red Hatters Club.
She is survived by her son Gerald Eck of Honesdale; her daughter Jeanne Neal of Springfield, MA; daughter in law Patricia Eck of Honesdale; grandchildren Jonathon Eck of Philadelphia and Jessica Cini of Fair Haven, NJ.
She was preceded in death by her son Fredrick Eck.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 12th at Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., Honesdale at 10 a.m. Interment will be Nelson Cemetery. Visitation was held on Monday evening from 4 -7.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Wayne Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Wayne County Historical Society or the Wayne County Library all of which Bettie was involved in and cared for.
Published in Wayne Independent on Mar. 12, 2013