Elizabeth H. “Bettie” Husted
Elizabeth H. “Bettie” Husted, 84, of Philipsburg, died Sunday, May 14, 2017, at her residence.
She was born May 11, 1933, in Philipsburg, a daughter of the late Matthew and Sara (Wood) Horne.
Bettie was a member of First Baptist Church, Philipsburg.
She was a 1951 graduate of the former Philipsburg High School.
Bettie’s working career began with her family’s business, the former Horne’s Paper and Paint Store, of Philipsburg. She was then employed with the former General Cigar plant in (North) Philipsburg. Bettie was most recently employed and retired from the maintenance department at Penn State.
She was married on September 30, 1956, in Philipsburg, to Thomas R. Husted, whom survives at home.
She is also survived by one son, James T. Husted, and his wife, Loretta; one grandson, Charles T. Husted, all of Baker, Louisiana; one niece, Anne and her husband Michael; and two nephews, Ed and his wife, Ruth and Matt and his wife, Pat, all of whom were very special to Bettie.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Jane Fenton and Louise “Wez” McClement.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 1:00 pm at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce St., Philipsburg, with Rev. Ted G. Seibert, Officiating.
Visitation will be on Wednesday at the funeral home from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service.
Interment will be in Philipsburg Cemetery, Philipsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made in Bettie’s memory to the charity of the donor’s choice in lieu of flowers.