Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Chappel

Elizabeth “Betty” Chappel, strong and independent for ninety years. 1923-2013

Born and raised in Clearfield, Pa., Betty proudly graduated from the Clearfield Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She and her childhood sweetheart, Victor, married and moved to Jersey Shore in 1945 where they resided for the rest of their lives.

For over five decades Betty worked at the Jersey Shore Hospital and for Dr. Lloyd Forcey, as the office nurse. All who knew Betty will remember the caring pride she took in her beautiful garden. To her ongoing delight was the fact that her garden pictures were published in Birds and Blooms magazine some years ago.

Her husband peacefully went to be with the Lord in 1997. She is survived by a son, Mark Chappel (Dorothy) and daughter, Constance Davis, both of Jersey Shore. She also felt great love for many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who all live in the Jersey Shore area.

A mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at St. Luke’s Roman Catholic Church in Jersey Shore with Rev. Bert Kozen celebrant. The family appreciates thoughts of flowers but requests that the family be allowed to provide for all floral arrangements.

Arrangements are being handled by the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Ltd., “A Life Celebration Home,” 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore.