Elizabeth R. ‘Betty’ Chambers, 86, Armstrong World Industries retiree, church pianist

By on January 11, 2017

Elizabeth R. “Betty” Chambers, 86, of Lititz, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at Landis Homes.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Elizabeth (Bigler) Ruof.

Betty was a 1948 graduate of J.P. McCaskey High School and attended the Philadelphia College of the Bible, now Cairn University; and worked in data entry for the former American Missionary Fellowship in Villanova and retired from Armstrong World Industries in 1993. Betty loved to play the piano, and was the pianist in several churches in her lifetime.

She is survived by two sons: Dr. Timothy P. Chambers, husband of Cheryl, of Williamsville, N.Y.; and the Rev. Thomas F. Chambers, husband of Kathryn, of New Holland; five grandchildren: Bethany, wife of John Duarte; Sara, wife of Brent Gerig; Christen Chambers; Jeremiah Chambers, husband of Monica; and Justin Chambers; three great-grandchildren: Faith, Josiah, and Reagan Duarte, and one on the way.

Memorial services will be held Monday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m., in the West Bethany Chapel at Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Road, Lititz. Interment will be private at New Danville Mennonite Cemetery. The family will greet friends immediately following the service.

Please omit flowers, and consider a contribution to Biblical Church Ministries, 710 Stonecrest Drive, New Holland, PA 17557; and/or Christian Counseling Ministries of Western NY Inc., 9070 Main St., Clarence, NY 14031, in her memory.

Share online condolences at SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, had charge of the arrangements.

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