Betty Lou Wright

Scan0009Betty Lou Wright, 79, of New Bethlehem, died peacefully Sunday March 15, 2015 at Penn Highlands Brookville Hospital. Born February 15, 1936 in Fairmount City, she was the daughter of the late Clair Thomas and Mary Avanell (Bish) Barlett.

Betty was a resident of Edgewood Height and a member of the New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed cross stitching and spending time with her friends and family. She worked at the Smuckers Plant and the Snug Harbour Restaurant, where she retired.

She is survived by a son, Jeffrey Wright and his wife Kathy of Adrian, a daughter Melanie Boozer and her husband Ron of New Bethlehem, five grandchildren, Matt (Sarah) Boozer, Mindy (Ben) Rizzo, Cali Shick, Macie Boozer and Caitlin Wright, seven great grandchildren, Paiton Rizzo, Lydia Shick, Ella Rizzo, Hannah Shick, Kaylee Boozer, Remy Fuquay and Kynlee Boozer, a sister Delores Wiant and her husband Harold of Wayne, Pa.

She was preceded in death by both parents

Friends will be received Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Pastor Doug Henry officiating. Interment will be the Leatherwood Presbyterian Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Edgewood Heights and the Brookville Hospital.

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