Obituary of Betty Bretz
Betty Kemp Bretz, 96, of Harrisburg, passed on Sunday, April 21, 2019 in Spring Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Harrisburg.
Betty will always be remembered for her excellent customer service as a Sales Clerk for the former A and P Grocery, Super Thrift Grocery, and Giant Foods, all of Harrisburg. She was a former member at Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Middletown.
Betty was proud of becoming a United States Citizen through the marriage to her loving husband Benjamin T. Bretz after World War II. They enjoyed 53 years of marriage before his passing in June of 1997.
She was born in Diss, England on March 5, 1923, to the late James and Dorothy Kemp. Betty is survived by her son, James B. Bretz and wife Terri, of Harrisburg; three grandchildren, Stuart Bretz and wife Krista, of Mechanicsburg, Gregory Bretz and wife Corey, of Pittsburgh, and Ben Bretz, of Middletown; one great granddaughter, Sloane Bretz; and one step-great-granddaughter, Kameron Rase, both of Mechanicsburg. She was preceded in death by her brother, Alan Kemp; and two sisters, Doris Morris, and Mary Bishop.
Private Graveside Services and Burial will be held in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, at the convenience of the family. Wiedeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Harrisburg, is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Rd. Harrisburg, PA, 17110.To send flowers to the family of Betty Bretz, please visit Tribute Store