Obituary of Betty Jane Fortney
Betty Jane "Betsy" Fortney, 89, of Mechanicsburg, died Thursday, January 31, 2019.
Betsy was born in Harrisburg to the late Ernest J. Mullen and Christine Otto Sheets. Betsy, the wife of her late husband, Clarence R. Fortney, is survived by her loving children, Mark L. Fortney, David K. and wife Joanne Fortney; two grandchildren, Sean D. Fortney, Dennis (Artie) and wife Jaci, Great Granddaughter Weaverly (Evie) Manchor; and Step-Sister Elizabeth Kauffman.
She was a member of NARFE and 29th Street Golden Agers, where she served as president for a period of 10+ years. Betsy attended Country Town Baptist Church and was a former member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Harrisburg.
Betsy enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, doing crafts, collecting dolls of all kinds, caring for animals and held a special place in her heart for strays.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm in Wiedeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Harrisburg, 2253 Derry Street, Harrisburg. Burial at the conclusion of services will be held in East Harrisburg Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in the funeral home.
Betsy truly lived life to the fullest through enjoying the simple pleasures in life. Her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her.