Betty M. Kirby, 90

JAN. 1, 1922-AUG. 12, 2012

August 13, 2012

Betty Marie Kirby, 90, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at Williamsport Retirement Center, Williamsport.

Born Jan. 1, 1922, in Hagerstown, Md., to the late Lewis McComas and Meta B. Mentzer Garrish.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Wilson Kirby, in 2005.

She was employed by Eakles Drug Store, Williamsport, and previously was employed by the Silk Mill, Williamsport.

She was a member of Williamsport United Methodist Church, Williamsport.

She served on the Washington County Election Board.

Survivors include son, Philip G. Kirby and his wife, Cecilia, of Hagerstown; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by one sister, Jane Harsh; and two brothers, William Longnecker and Lewis Garrish.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. Wednesday for the convenience of family and friends.


Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Susan Boehl officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport.

Memorial donations may be made to Williamsport United Methodist Church General Fund, 25 E. Church St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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