Betty L. Pringle

Betty L. Pringle, 81, 530 Long Run Road, Mill Hall, died Jan. 31, 2017, at UPMC Williamsport Hospital and Medical Center, Williamsport.

Born  Sept. 1, 1935, in Lock Haven, she was raised by her foster mother, Ethel Shaffer. Her first husband, Lewis C. Bowman died Dec. 9, 1977. On Dec. 24, 2008, she married William C. Pringle who survives at home. Betty was the head baker for the Keystone Central School District retiring in 1997.

She enjoyed reading, camping, Penn State football, tailgating and spending time with her family, friends and her cats. She had been a member of the First Baptist Church, Lock Haven, volunteered at the gift shop at the Lock Haven Hospital and had been a support parent for the Lock Haven Lockettes.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary  E. (Donald) Aungst of Avis and Bette L. Straub of Lock Haven; one son, Terry Bowman of Lock Haven; two step-daughters, Crystal L. (Robert) Everrett of Dunnstown and Pamela L. (Charles) Eichenlaub of Mill Hall; five grandchildren, Paul Bowman, Ashley Bowman, Erica Fanning, Benjamin Myers, Joshua Rickert; four step-grandchildren, C.J. Eichenlaub, Samantha Parker, Amanda Force and Robert Everrett, III; two great-grandchildren, Olivia and Holden Fanning; six step-great-grandchildren, Dillon and Willow Eichenlaub, Addalynn Parker, Ariel Force and Emily and Kyle Everrett.

She was predeceased by one son, Clayton L. Bowman; one step-daughter, Debra Pringle Yearick; one brother, Richard Mincer; five sisters, Jackie Watkins, Dorothy Glenn, Arlene Garrett, Beverly Hinton and Barbara Mincer.

Graveside services and interment to honor the life of Betty L. Pringle will be held at the convenience of the family in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall, with Pastor Susan Champion officiating.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Ross Library, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745.        Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, and will be announced when completed.

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