Betty A. Kulp, 91, Sears Roebuck retiree, Lititz Trinity member, passionate about her family

By on March 27, 2019

Betty A. Kulp, 91, of Lititz, and formerly of Reading, and Elverson, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Luther Acres.

Born in Elverson, she was the daughter of the late Miles M. and Olive A. Kratz Piersol. Betty was the loving wife for 70 years of the late Kenneth E. Kulp, who died in September of 2016.

In 1991 Betty retired from working at the Sears Roebuck Company Stores located at Pottstown and Wyomissing. She was a faithful member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Lititz. For over 40 years Betty was a member of Pine Swamp Evangelical Congregational Church, Elverson, where she helped teach Sunday school and played the piano; she later became a member of St. Luke’s Evangelical Congregational Church in Shillington. Her interests included: home sewing, counted cross stitch, crocheting, quilting, reading, traveling, gardening, and participating in water aerobics. Betty had a life-long passion for her family and cherished the times she could spend with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters: Judy, wife of Ed Scott of Birdsboro; Linda, wife of Jim Fleager of Lititz, a son: K. Barry Kulp of Bechtelsville; seven grandchildren: Jeff and Matt Scott, Bradley and Bryan Kulp, Jason and Drew Fleager, Kimberly Fleager Martin; and eight great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death is a great-grandson: Kyle Kulp; a brother: Mervyn H. Piersol; and three sisters: Josephine Christman, Florence Urner, and Phyllis Piersol.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Betty’s life celebration service at the Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, 44 E. Orange St., Lititz, on Saturday, March 30 at 3 p.m. Friends may visit with the family at the church on Saturday afternoon from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be private in Pine Swamp Cemetery, Elverson.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Betty’s memory to: Lititz Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 211, Lititz, PA 17543; or Hospice and Community Care, P. O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125; or Luthercare’s Caring Fund, 600 E. Main St., Lititz, PA 17543.

To place a condolence online, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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