Betty L. Little

Betty L. Little, 86, of Montoursville, passed away on Aug. 13, 2019, at AristaCare.

She was born on Feb. 2, 1933, in Williamsport, the daughter of the late Harold and Clara Emily (Applegate) Pysher.

Betty was a member of the Lycoming Valley Baptist Church, and was active in prison ministries for over 30 years. She was a gifted writer, a calligrapher, an avid reader and loved playing games on the internet world wide. She also enjoyed Penn State and Steelers football. But most importantly, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, James Marchese; second husband, Mervin “Red” Little; and her three sisters, Elnora Bottorf, Ann Wright, and Janet Eoute.

She is survived by her son, James S. (Tammy) Marchese, of Muncy; her three daughters, Tina L. (Larry) Beach, of Loyalsock Township, Jodi L. (George) Prout, of Montoursville, Sherry L. (Ronald) Farrell, of Apex, N.C.; a sister, Claire “Jo” (Gary) Angstadt, of Muncy; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A funeral service for Betty will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Lycoming Valley Baptist Church, 4980 Lycoming Mall Drive, Montoursville, with Pastor Jack J. Delaney and Pastor Rob McKenzie officiating. There will be a visitation for family and friends held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lycoming Valley Baptist Church or Huntersville Bible Baptist Church, 1229 Dutchtown Road, Muncy, PA 17756.

Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.