Betty J. Belmonte, 88, of Manheim passed away peacefully at home on Monday, December 17, 2018. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Phares M. and Anna Kautz Sweitzer. She was the loving wife of the late Rafael Belmonte who died in 2004. Betty retired after twenty-five years from the former RCA, Lancaster. She was a former member of Salem United Methodist Church, Manheim. She was also a lifetime member of the Manheim VFW Post 5956 Ladies Auxiliary and Democratic Club. Betty enjoyed traveling to Florida and she loved to spend time with her family.
Surviving is a son, Daniel L. husband of Nancy Mastros Breitigan of Manheim, two grandchildren, Nicole L. wife of Robert Lannigan and Daniel C. husband of Audrey Breitigan both of Manheim and three great grandchildren, Daniel R. Breitigan, Madeline and Nicholas Berger. Betty was also survived by her long-time companion, Robert Ross. She was preceded in death by a brother, Phares Sweitzer Jr. and two sisters, Edna Mays and Dorothy Ruhl.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM. There will be a viewing from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Interment in Hernley Mennonite Cemetery, Rapho Township. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Betty’s memory to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.