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Betty M. Dantonio May 21, 1931 - April 6, 2020

Betty Dantonio

Betty M. (Wertman) Dantonio, 88, passed away at her home in Elimsport, surrounded by her family on Monday, April 6, 2020.  She was cared for with the loving hands of her daughter and husband, Rita and John Foreman.

She was born on May 21, 1931 in Danville, PA to Harry I. and Helen (Wolfe) Wertman.

Betty graduated from Danville High School in 1949.

On October 22, 1949 she married the love of her life, Louis A. Dantonio, Jr.  Together they had a son and two daughters.

Betty and Lou enjoyed traveling together as well as spending time with family and friends.  She was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church.  Betty’s hobbies included knitting, crocheting, gardening, home canning, reading, and jigsaw puzzles.  She was a breast cancer survivor of 48 years.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years Louis; a son Terry L. (Linda) Dantonio of New Columbia; two daughters, Rita A. (John) Foreman, Jr. of Newport and Patti J. (John) Wolfe of Elimsport; seven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; two step-great granddaughters; a sister, Sarah (Wertman) Brogan and a brother, Harold Wertman both of Danville.

Due to the Coronavirus, there will be no viewing, but a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be private in Twin Hills Memorial Park, Montoursville.

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    Sue Troxell Walters says

    Patti, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Sue Troxell Walters

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    Charlie Zook says

    Lou, so sorry for your loss. Condolence’s to your family. Hope you are well and staying safe during this difficult time. Hope to see you soon when life returns to some semblance of normal. God Bless

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    Peggy Schively says

    So sorry to read of your Mother’s passing. She was a special lady and one I’m sure will be missed every day. Remember the laughs and the love you shared. Special thoughts for your Father.

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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, Allenwood, in her honor. We would like to thank Residential Hospice for the loving care they gave.