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Mary E. Burger


Mary E. "Betty" Burger, 92, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Middletown Home.

She was born on December 1, 1927 in Rapho Township, Pa. and was the loving daughter of the late Harvey and Mary E. (Fair) Stoner.

Betty was a member of Middletown First Church of God for many years. She was involved in many of their ministries: childcare in the crib room, nursery and children's division. Betty started the weekday kindergarten. She was a leader in CGYA and Wednesday Night Prayer Group. Betty also started the special needs group called the Sun Shiners.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Paul L. Burger Jr. and brothers, John Stoner and Harvey Stoner.

She is survived by her son, Harvey L. Burger of Middletown; daughter, Harriet L. Wenrich (Jerald) of Hummelstown; brother, Walter J. Stoner of Middletown; grandchildren, Ryan Levere, David R. Burger, Jody P. and Jamey R. Aurand, and Lori Meinsler; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Hillsdale Cemetery, 1630 Hillsdale Rd., Middletown, Pa., with the Rev. Kimberly Shifler officiating.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 E. Main St., Middletown, Pa. with the funeral arrangements.

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