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Betty Hoffstot

Betty A. Hoffstot, 83, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 1, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family.Betty Hoffstot pic


 She was born on October 8, 1932 in Village of Greenport, N.Y. and was the loving daughter of the late Raymond and Mae (Maisley) Cheshire.


 Betty, also known as “Burd” to her family, enjoyed many things in life such as crafting, baking, gardening, bowling and watching NASCAR.


 In addition to her parents Betty was preceded in death by her husband Russell Hoffstot who passed in 2014, two sons James and Gerald Barrett, and siblings Patricia Hicks and Gerald Cheshire.


 Betty is survived by three daughters Patricia Ross of North Carolina, Deborah Cooper and her husband Jack of Elizabethtown, and Mary Barrett of Missouri; two sons Jack Barrett and his wife Susan of Middletown, and Joseph Barrett of Maryland; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.


 A tribute to Betty’s life will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, PA 17057, with the Rev. John Shiery officiating. There will be a visitation on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


 Inurnment will be at Middletown Cemetery, Middletown.


 Condolences may be sent online at www.matinchekfuneralhome.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 15:37

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Robert Ortity

Robert G. Ortity, 86, of Londonderry Township, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Spring Creek Nursing Center, Harrisburg.


 Born March 25, 1930 in Middletown, he was a son of the late Michael Sr. and Veronica (Sabonic) Ortity and was the widower of Annie May “Sis” Ortity, who died January 2009.


 A United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he retired from Olmsted Air Force Base and later worked at Lower Dauphin High School.


 Surviving are his brother Michael Ortity Jr.; sister Veronica Petris; two nieces; one nephew; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.


 A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Buse Funeral Home, 2 East Main Street, Hummelstown, preceded by a viewing beginning at 10 a.m.
 Interment will be in Middletown Cemetery.


 In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pennsylvania Wounded Warrior Project, 1117 Country Club Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.


 Share condolences at BuseFuneralHome.com.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 15:13

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Carol Woomer

Carol L. Woomer, 80, of Royalton, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Harrisburg Hospital.Carol Woomer 6 29


 She was born December 25, 1935 in Bressler, Pa. and was the loving daughter of the late Frank L. Sr. and Goldie (Garver) Kuren.


 Carol was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Steelton. She enjoyed going to yard sales and doing crossword puzzles, but what she valued most was the time she spent with her children and grandchildren.


 In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Woomer, two sons Eugene Duke and Darin Woomer, and two brothers John Kuren and Frank Kuren Jr.


 Carol is survived by her son Craig Duke, with whom she lived; daughter LaRita Thompson and her husband Stacy of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren Darrien Woomer, DeaVen Woomer, Rylea Thompson, and Jaiden Thompson; and four siblings Thomas Kuren, Raymond Kuren, David Kuren, and Barbara Kuren.


 A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 815 S. 2nd St., Steelton, PA 17113, with Father David Danneker as celebrant. A viewing will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from
10 a.m. until the hour of the service at the church.


 Interment will be at Middletown Cemetery, Middletown.


 The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, PA 17057, to handle the funeral arrangements.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 15:14

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