Betty Blough

Betty Jane Blough (Eash)

Monday, March 24th, 1930 - Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Betty Jane Eash Blough, 89, of Elizabethtown, passed away September 8, 2019, at the M. S. Hershey Medical Center.

Born in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, on March 24, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Ada Thomas Eash.

Betty was a homemaker and did private housekeeping. She attended Blough Mennonite Church, Hollsopple, and the Hanoverdale Church of the Brethren, Hummelstown; and was a former member of Stauffer’s Mennonite Church, Hershey. Betty was a member of the Farm Women Group #2 of Dauphin County. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crafting, baking and canning. Betty was a humble woman who always put others first.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by four sons, Harold B, Roger D., Sydney R., and Dennis R.; one daughter, Charlotte M.; six brothers; and one sister.

Betty is survived by her husband of 73 years, Harry B. Blough, whom she married on September 12, 1945; three sons, Barry J. Blough husband of Melody of South Fork, Leland G. Blough husband of Jill of Hummelstown, and Leonard W. Blough of Elizabethtown; a daughter-in-law Linda Blough of West Hanover Township; 15 grandchildren, Shawn, Aaron, Keith, Tim, Jennifer, Sarah, Contessa and Elizabeth, Shareef, Eli, Fawn, Dawn, Levi, Leland and Lonny; and 27 great grandchildren.

Local viewing will be Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 5:30 to 7 PM with the service following in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown.

Another viewing will be held Friday, September 13, 2019, from 1 to 2 PM with a service following in the Crossroads Community Church, 1259 Scalp Avenue, Johnstown. Interment will be in the Blough Mennonite Church Cemetery, Hollsopple.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, 150 Monument Road, Suite 100, Bala-Cynwyd, PA 19004.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc.
    114 West Main Street
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, September 13th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Friday, September 13th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Crossroads Community Church
    1259 Scalp Avenue
    Johnstown, PA 15904
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    Service will follow viewing
  • Service

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 7:00pm
    Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc.
    114 West Main Street
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  • Interment

    Friday, September 13th, 2019 |
    Friday, September 13th, 2019
    Blough Mennonite Church Cemetery
    794 Woodstown Highway
    Hollsopple, PA 15935
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Deborah Steele

Posted at 03:49pm

So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a sweet, caring woman and will be missed.

Deb Steele

Sharon Flory

Posted at 10:41pm
She was my favorite aunt. I will miss having my own Christmas card, and letters. I will also miss her wonderful cooking and baking. And so much more.

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