Betty J. Auker, 88, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Richfield, PA, died Sunday July 14, 2013 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. She was the wife of the late Raymond Auker who died in 1995. Born in Mifflintown, PA she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Dumm) Reynolds. Betty was employed at the former Reeves-Hoffman Crystal Co. of Carlisle, and had previously worked at the Zendt’s Nursing Home in Richfield, and she was a foster grandparent until the age of 80. She was a graduate of the former Juniata Joint High School in Mifflintown, class of 1944. She was of Methodist faith. Betty enjoyed word seeker puzzles and playing dominoes, but she received her greatest joy by spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving is a daughter Bonnie Conrad of Mechanicsburg; a son Steven husband of Sherri Auker of Carlisle; a son in-law Paul Conrad of Mechanicsburg; six grandchildren Hillary Auker, Amamda Mormile, Rachel Brown, Theran Conrad, Adrian Conrad, Logan Auker; two step-grandchildren Kaitlyn and Michael Tanner; four great grandchildren Olivia Auker, Nicholas, Dylan, and Madelyn Mormile; a sister in-law Peg Reynolds, a brother in-law Donald husband of Marian Auker; four sisters in-law Eunice Auker, Sarah Graybill, Donna Ritzman, and Marian Mandle; and a close friend Virginia Hornberger. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a son Ronald K. Auker; granddaughter Allison Michelle Auker; two sisters Florence Hutchinson and Anna Bishop; and five brothers James, Kenneth, Blaine, Norman, and Russell Reynolds.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service at the Richfield United Methodist Church, 90 Church St. Richfield, PA on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. Interment will be in Richfield Union Cemetery. There will be a public viewing on Wednesday at the Richfield United Methodist Church from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers contributions in Betty’s memory may be sent to Masonic Village Hospice Program, c/o Office of Gift Planning, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown Pa 17022.