Beatrice A. Motter, 92, formerly of Jersey Shore, died Tuesday June 4, 2013, in the Williamsport Home.
Born May 4, 1921, in Youngstown, Ohio, she was the daughter of Fred W. Baumgart and the former Agusta Meuller. Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband Richard R. Motter, they were united in marriage Oct. 12, 1941.
She was a graduate of the South Williamsport High School and a life member of the Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jersey Shore. For many years she and her husband were the owners of the R.R. Motter Insurance Agency in Jersey Shore. Earlier in her life she was a Girl Scout Leader in the Hemlock Council and owned and operated Sunset Park Roller Rink with her father and two sisters.
Beatrice is survived by one daughter, Janice C. Motter of Jersey Shore; one son, Richard R. (Jennifer) Motter of Jersey Shore; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Friday June 14, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church, corner of South Broad and Thompson Streets in Jersey Shore. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Friday until time of services in the church. Burial will be in the Jersey Shore Cemetery. Rev Kerry Aucker, her pastor, will officiate.
Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., is in charge of arrangements.