Maryelizabeth ‘Betty’ Eager, 88, enjoyed Villanova basketball, playing cards, spending time with her grandchildren

By on April 27, 2016

Maryelizabeth “Betty” (Shaw) Eager, 88, of Lancaster, died Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Moravian Manor in Lititz.

Born in Lancaster, she was the wife of the late George W. Eager, who died in 2004. She was the daughter of the late Howard and Mary (Dean) Shaw.

Betty was a member of Park City Twalkers, Lancaster Silver Threads, Elks Lodge No. 134, Lancaster, Towne Club of Lancaster, Couples Club of Lancaster, and a number of card clubs. Betty loved a good game of pinochle, Villanova basketball, and Peyton Manning. She enjoyed summers at Crystal Beach Manor in Maryland, where she was able to sit and relax by the Chesapeake Bay. Betty adored her grandchildren and they were a big part of her life.

Betty is survived by her son: George H. Eager and his wife Debbie (Vasile) of Lancaster; two grandchildren: Kathleen Eager; and George M. Eager and his fiancée, Kaitlyn Hamilton, all of Lancaster; her granddog: Tucker; and her beloved Pomeranian, Corky.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, with Pastor Jonette Gay officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. in Conestoga Memorial Park, the day of the service.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Betty’s memory may be made to Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602.

To place a condolence online, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, had charge of the arrangements.

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