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Bettie L. Calhoun

d. May 17, 2023

Bettie L. Calhoun, 97, of Ephrata, passed away on May 17, 2023 at home surrounded by her children.  She was the loving wife of the late Berlie W. Calhoun to whom she was married to for 49 years prior to his death in 1996.

Born in Drumore Township, she was the daughter of the late Samuel B. and S. Margaret (McSparran) Long.

Bettie was an excellent accountant.   She retired from Lancaster Stockyards then went on to work for Bank of Lancaster County.

In her spare time, Bettie enjoyed quilting and crocheting, completing jigsaw puzzles, as well as various card games.  She was well known for crocheting hundreds of hats and scarves and lovingly donating them to various organizations.

Bettie was formerly a long-time member of First United Methodist Church in Lancaster, where she was also employed for a number of years.  She was currently a member of Hope United Methodist Church in Ephrata.

She is survived by three children, Ronald L. Calhoun (companion of Carol Vallo), Mary C. Glover (wife of Curtis) and Peg C. Schannauer.  Also surviving are five grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, June 10th, 2023 at 10:00 am at Hope United Methodist Church, 3474 Rothsville Rd, Ephrata, PA 17522. Burial to follow in Chestnut Level Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to ProMedica Hospice, 3417 Concord Rd C, York, PA 17402.
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