Betty Raitter

Dallas, Pennsylvania


Dallas, Pennsylvania


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Betty Raitter, 72, of Dallas, passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Sacred Heart in Dunmore on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Betty was born Dec. 7, 1944, to the late William and Agnes Forney Raitter at home on Dexter Street in Nanticoke.

She was a longtime employee of and retired from Offset Paperback and a was proud member of the American Legion, both in Dallas.

Betty loved spending time at Ricketts Glen State Park, exploring the waterfalls.

Surviving are her daughters, Angel (Jack) Bestwick and Laura Pish; sons, Edmund Pish and Jason Pish; grandson, Bryon Williams; granddaughters, Cara (Keegan) Frank, Kayla Kaufmann and Hannah (Matthew) Dziak; great-grandson, Henry Frank; sisters, Peggy, Mary Lou, Jean and Alice; and brother, John.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Chuck Dobash; brothers, Bill, Walt, Joe, Ed, Franny and Robert; and sisters, Wanda, Anna and Rita.

A memorial service will be held from 9 a.m. to noon March 18 at American Legion Post 672, 672 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty's honor to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Suite 7, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Arrangements are by Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township.

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Sincere thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. She was so kind and always smiling - - and always made sure we were all laughing too. Will miss her! God Bless Luv ya all Sus & family xo

Hugs to Rita and Betty's family. She will be missed.

Prayers to you and your family Rita. She was a sweetheart and I am sure she is at peace. God Bless

Rest In Peace Aunt Betty.

I'll never forget how she and my Dad would bust on each other terrible. They were so fun together. Hold the good deepest sympathies.

God rest Betty's soul. My sincerest condolences to Betty's family, her children, and grandchildren, and her friends. I am blessed to be called a part of the family! My love and prayers for all.