Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Brennan

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Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Brennan, 92, of Minersville, passed away peacefully Tuesday in the presence of her family at Geisinger Medical Center.

Born in Minersville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred Tretter Ofsharick.

She was a 1943 graduate of Minersville High School. She was first employed by the former H.D. Bobb Co., Minersville, and later worked in the domestic department of the former Hills Department Store, Cressona. In retirement, she enjoyed working for the Costas-York Candy Co., Palo Alto.

She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Minersville. She had also been a member of the Pottsville Club Auxiliary and the Minersville Women's Club.

Betty enjoyed trips to the casino, playing cards with friends and Sunday shopping trips. Most of all, she enjoyed taking care of her family.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Beverly; a grandson, John Beach; two sisters, Dolores Zettick and Joan Lonergan; a son-in-law, Richard Zimmerman.

Betty is survived by her husband of 70 years, Vernon J. Brennan Sr.; three children, Diane Harvilla (spouse, John), Vernon J. Brennan Jr., and Cynthia Zimmerman, all of Minersville; three grandchildren, Leigh Harvilla, Willow Grove, Krista Bevan (spouse, Randy), Pottsville, and Michele Beach, York; two great-grandchildren, Noah and Mira Bevan; nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Michael the Archangel Church, 541 Sunbury St., Minersville. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Minersville. Donations can be made to St. Michael Memorial Fund. Dutcavich Funeral Home has charge. Visit

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Published in Republican & Herald on Mar. 2, 2018