Bettie Lou Succa, 83, loved travel, made many life-long friends, had a magnetic personality

By on July 13, 2016

Bettie Lou Succa (Geibe), 83, of Lititz, entered into rest Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy.

She was the wife of the late Joseph G. Succa, who died in 1980, and the late Richard S. Weik, who died in 1999, and the loving companion of Anthony Catalano who survives her. Born Aug. 22, 1932 in Warwick Township, she was the youngest daughter of the late Lewis R. Geibe and Etta May (Hilbert).

Bettie Lou spent her years traveling and loving life, making friends wherever she was, and keeping them lifelong. Throughout her years of living and working in New York, Maryland, Florida and traveling to far-away destinations, Lititz remained her home and family her touchstone. She was never short on time for a good talk and a hot cup of coffee, sharing her business “know how” and trendy fashion sense. Her infectious laugh and stern look were her trademarks and will be missed by all who had the privilege to get to know her magnetic personality.

Surviving Bettie Lou are her children and stepsons: Brenda E. Herr, companion of Ronald Hamilton, of Lititz; Karen L., wife of William Murdock, of Manheim Township; Richard L. Weik, husband of Leslie, of Brownstown; Wendy S., wife of James McCardell, of Leola; John E. Succa, husband of Kay, of Camp Hill; Roy Succa, husband of Barb, of Jacksonville, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and stepbrother: Lewis B. Geibe, husband of Susan, of Lititz. She is also survived by amazing nieces, nephews and cousins, all of whom she lovingly thought of always.

Services were held July 13 at Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, Lititz. Bettie Lou will be laid to rest privately at Longenecker Cemetery, Lititz.

Memorial remembrances may be made in Bettie Lou’s memory to Hospice and Community Care, at

To place a condolence online, visit Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, Lititz, had charge of the arrangements.

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