Betty J. Fitz, 89

AUG. 3, 1922-DEC. 20, 2011

December 21, 2011

Mrs. Betty Jane (Kesselring) Fitz, 89, of 10360 Amsterdam Road, Waynesboro, Pa., entered into eternal rest with her family by her side at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, in the Chambersburg Hospital following a short illness.

Mrs. Fitz was born on Aug. 3, 1922, in Zullinger, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Dorsey Robert and Grace Susannah (Fox) Kesselring.

She and her husband of more than 66 years, Mr. Ralph Hess Fitz, were married on Nov. 15, 1945.

Mrs. Fitz was a member of Grace Brethren Church, Waynesboro.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, John R. Fitz and wife, Joyce Musselman Fitz, of Waynesboro; granddaughter, Elizabeth I. and husband, Allen D. Robinson, two great-grandchildren, James M. Robinson and Allison L. Robinson, all of Hagerstown; and one sister, Emma Arlene Pryor of New Franklin, Pa.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Maxine Kesselring Pfeiffer.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with Pastor Larry M. Weber officiating. Burial will be in Antietam Cemetery near Waynesboro.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Brethren Church, 250 Philadelphia Ave., Waynesboro, PA 17268 or Camp Joy-El, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225.

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