Betty Gorse

Obituary of Betty Gorse

Betty Lehman Gorse, 73, of Lower Paxton Twp., died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic Hospital.

Betty was a retired Accounting Clerk for the Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania Council, a Girl Scout Leader for 32 years, the treasurer for Newberry Twp. Fire Dept. for 20 years and a member of Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Esther Theil Lehman, two sisters, Anne and Rosemary. She was the widow of James R. Gorse and is survived by two sons, James R. Gorse, Jr., Harrisburg and Richard E. Gorse, at home; two daughters, Cathy A. Anthony, Pompano Beach, FL. and Karen M. Taylor, Duke Center, PA; one sister, Mary; two brothers, Frederick and Robert; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:00 am in Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, 6150 Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg with Rev. Michael G. Metzgar, Celebrant. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Monday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Wiedeman Funeral Home, 357 South Second Street, Steelton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania Council, 350 Hale Ave. Harrisburg PA, 17104.