Betty J. Reichelderfer, 87, of Cridersville died 2:37 a.m., Saturday Sept. 10, 2011 at Cridersville Health Care. She was born Feb. 14, 1924 in Wapakoneta to Harry Benjamin and Frances R. Fricke Burden, both parents are deceased. She married Fred J. Reichelderfer Jan. 19, 1946, who survives in Cridersville.
Additional survivors include a son David F. (June) Reichelderfer of Cridersville and a daughter Cathy A. (David) Fritz of Elmira, NY, 4 grandchildren Margie (Steve) Humes of Waynesfield, Jeffery (Melanie) Reichelderfer of Cridersville, Holly (Mike) Palao of North Reading, MASS and Julie (David) Sabbagh of Salem, MASS, 6 great grandchildren: Evan Humes, Quinn Humes, Rylan Reichelderfer, Nolan and Kincaid Palao and Max Sabbagh. She was preceded in death by 4 brothers: Richard, Milford, Eugene ‘Jim’ and Urben Burden and a grandson Benjamin David Fritz.
Betty had been a homemaker and worked for the U. S. Post Office as a clerk in Cridersville for 12 years. She was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church where she had been treasurer, served on the memorial committee and a member of the Faith Circle. She was a member of the Wapak Senior Citizens, Cridersville Historical Society and Garden Club. She enjoyed square dancing and being part of a BUNCO Club.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Monday, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday Sept. 13 at the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Wiles officiating and burial will follow at St. Matthew Cemetery, near Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to Cridersville United Methodist Church.
Date: Monday, September 12, 2011
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm