Bette Jean Hofferth, 93, IUP secretary, Lititz Woman’s Club member, enjoyed watching sports

By on December 20, 2017

Bette Jean Hofferth, 93, of Lititz, passed away, Dec. 14, 2017 at UPMC Pinnacle-Lititz.

She was the daughter of the late Frank and Leona (Gibbs) Peters.

She had worked for Indiana University as a secretary. She was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Lititz Woman’s Club, and the Town Club, Lancaster. She also served as her daughters’ Girl Scout leader. Bette enjoyed playing games, like Scrabble and Bridge, she thoroughly enjoyed watching various sporting events on television, and especially rooting for her family’s favorite teams.

She married Wallace B. Hofferth on Feb. 17, 1945; he passed away, Aug. 30, 2009.

She is survived by her loving daughters: Nancy Posey and husband Dick, Lititz; Judy Lewandowski and husband Rich, Appomattox, Va.; her grandchildren: Kristen Haase and husband Justin, Lauren Posey, Adrienne Posey, Adam Lewandowski and wife Stephanie, Ryan Lewandowski and wife Crystal, and Amanda Lewandowski; four great-grandchildren: Ryan and Evan Haase, and Anna and Oliver Lewandowski; and her brother: Gilbert Goodwin.

She was preceded in death by two brothers: Milton and Edward.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to funeral services at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, at the community room at Luther Acres. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Machpelah Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Lititz Public Library, 651 Kissel Hill Road, Lititz, PA 17543; or to Luthercare at Luther Acres, 600 E. Main St., Lititz, PA 17543.

To leave personal condolences for the family, visit Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, assisted Bette’s family with the arrangements.

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