Eleanor B. ‘Betty’ Burge

LEWISTOWN – Eleanor B. “Betty” Burge, 52, of Lewistown, died at 5:09 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 14, 1961, in Lewistown, she was the daughter of the late Homer W. Burge and Eleanor M. (Rhea) Burge, who survives.

In addition to her father, Betty was preceded in death by a great nephew, Blake Mitchell.

She is also survived by: siblings, Della Hetrick, Goldie Burge, Patricia Carter and husband, Larry, Harold Burge and wife, Cindy, and Shirley Mock, all of Lewistown, and Sharon Walters, of Milroy; a niece, Gloria Arnold, whom she raised; eight nieces; nine nephews; nine great-nieces; and 11 great-nephews.

Betty was a 1980 graduate of Lewistown High School.

She was a member of New Life Church in Burnham.

Betty was a big Steelers, Dolphins and Penn State fan. She was a life member of the Brooklyn Auxiliary.

She loved her cat, Bo.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Hoenstine Funeral Home Inc., 75 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. John Walters officiating.

A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Interment will take place in Mount Rock Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Eleanor’s name may be made to Gloria Arnold, 155 Pennebaker Ave., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.