“Betty” Fetterman, 77, of 65 High Road, Catawissa PA passed away Thursday,
September 15, 2011 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville PA. She was born
at home in Mount Pleasant Township Columbia County PA on April 2, 1934 the
daughter of the late Frank and Florence Lupole Rainier.
Fetterman graduated from Bloomsburg High School in 1952. Along with her
husband, she farmed their farm in Mayberry Township, Montour County. She was
a faithful and active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mayberry
Township, Danville PA where she served faithfully as treasurer and sexton.
Mrs. Fetterman enjoyed farming and gardening. Her greatest joy in life was
spending time with her family.
married for 51 years to Marshall Charles Fetterman who preceded her in death
on September 27, 2004. They were married June 20, 1953.
survived by three sons; Franklin L. Fetterman and his wife Helen of
Clayville NY; Marvin Fetterman and his wife Cheryl of Susquehanna PA and
Ricky L. Fetterman and his wife Donna of Milton PA and one daughter, Rose M.
Sheaffer and her husband Charles of Pottstown PA. Also surviving are 12
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by five
brothers; Donald, Robert, George, David and Joe Rainier and two sisters;
Mary Fehnel and Ruth Long. She was preceded in death by two brothers;
Norman “Yogi” and Dale Rainier. Also surviving are several nieces and
services will be held Monday, September 19, 2011 at 11:00 AM at St. John’s
Lutheran Church 29 High Road Mayberry Township, Danville PA with the
Reverend Christoph Teille officiating. Burial will follow in the church
cemetery. The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be
made to the church. Friends will be received Sunday evening from 6-8 PM at
the church and Monday from 9:45 AM until 10:45 at the church. Arrangements
are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc 10 W Mahoning Street