Richard L. ‘Rick’ Betron

Richard L. “Rick” Betron Sr., 65 of 134 Smith Road, Danville, passed away May 23, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville where he had been a patient since May 17, 2013.

Born Aug. 11, 1947, in Williamsport, he was a son of the late Valentine and Beatrice Betron. He graduated from Williamsport High School in 1965.

He was last employed for 18 years by Little League Baseball, Inc., International Headquarters in South Williamsport, as supervisor of shipping and receiving, retiring in 2007 due to his health.

He was a member of Strawberry Ridge United Church of Christ, Danville. He was a Past Master of Masonic Lodge 106, Williamsport, serving three times as Worshipful Master and also as secretary.

He is survived by his wife, the former Joyce Fausey (Maust); four children, Richard Jr. and his wife Susan of Hatboro, Jacqueline Jamison and her husband William of Williamsport, Denise Schenck and her husband Eric of Evans City and Kevin Maust of Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren, Sarah, Anna and Gregory Betron all of Hatboro, Abby Jamison of Williamsport and Wyatt Schenck of Evans City; three brothers, Philip of Lutz, Fla., Stephen of Tampa, Fla., Tiny of Blue Bell and one sister, Collene Hartley of Williamsport.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Terry and a sister, Carolyn Bigelow.

A memorial service to honor his life will be held at 11 a.m. on June 8, 2013, at the Strawberry Ridge United Church of Christ, 1 W. Diehl Road, Danville, with Pastor Shawn McNett presiding.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Four Diamonds Fund, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Academic Support Building, 600 Centerview Drive, Hershey, PA 17033.

Arrangements are entrusted to Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport.