PENNSYLVANIA'S #1 WEEKLY NEWSPAPER • locally owned since 1854



Betty Jean Wingard Assad, 87, of Middletown, passed away on Monday, June 9, at Holy Spirit Hospital.

She was born in Frederick, Md. on October 6, 1926.

Betty was raised in Highspire and graduated from the former Highspire High School, Class of 1944; she worked for United Telephone Company; was a homemaker; and she attended First Church of God, Middletown.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Anita J. Rodriguez in June 1999.

She is survived by a daughter Juanita J. Bailey, wife of Claire J. Bailey of Middletown.

Funeral services were held on Saturday at First Church of God, Middletown, with her pastor Kim Shifler officiating.

Burial was in Highspire Cemetery.

K.M. Knight Funeral Home, Highspire is in charge of the arrangements.