Betty T. Daughenbaugh

Betty T. Daughenbaugh, 88, formerly of Port Royal, passed away at 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Manor Care, Elizabethtown.

Born May 25, 1926, in Port Royal, she was the daughter of the late W.E. and Orpha (Stuber) Towsey. Her husband, Melvin L. Daughenbaugh, preceded her in death on May 15, 2010.

Betty is survived by one sister, Gladys Hosterman, of Naples, Fla.

She was preceded in death by a brother, William E. “Bud” Towsey Jr., and two sisters, Jean Erwin and Helen Shope.

She was a 1944 graduate of the Tuscarora Valley High School, Port Royal, and also a graduate of the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Philadelphia. She was a registered nurse and worked for 30 years for the Chrysler Corp., Twinsburg, Ohio.

Mrs. Daughenbaugh was a member of the Port Royal Lutheran Church, as well as her college alumni association and the American Nursing Association.

Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Juniata Memorial Park Mausoleum, Granville Township, Mifflin County, with the Rev. Charles L. Hershberger officiating.

There will be a private family visitation at 9:30 a.m. Monday, at the Mausoleum.

Memorial donations may be made to Pets Come First, 2451 General Potter Highway, Centre Hall, PA 16828.

Rex Funeral Home of Port Royal is in charge of the arrangements.