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In Memory of

Elizabeth Rose Wilkinson

May 25, 1924 - May 12, 2017

Obituary


Elizabeth "Bette" R. Wilkinson, 92, of Trevorton, passed away Friday May 12, 2017 in Phoenix, Az. She was born on May 25, 1924 in Trevorton. A daughter of the late Joseph and Felicita (Vottero) Berra. Elizabeth was married on September 3, 1948 in Winchester, Va. to Woodrow W. Wilkinson who preceded her in death on July 24, 1984.
Bette was a lifelong resident of Trevorton, she attended Trevorton Schools. Bette worked as an assembler for Westinghouse Industries as well as a Sorter and Trimmer for the local garment manufacturer.
Bette was a lifelong...

Elizabeth "Bette" R. Wilkinson, 92, of Trevorton, passed away Friday May 12, 2017 in Phoenix, Az. She was born on May 25, 1924 in Trevorton. A daughter of the late Joseph and Felicita (Vottero) Berra. Elizabeth was married on September 3, 1948 in Winchester, Va. to Woodrow W. Wilkinson who preceded her in death on July 24, 1984.
Bette was a lifelong resident of Trevorton, she attended Trevorton Schools. Bette worked as an assembler for Westinghouse Industries as well as a Sorter and Trimmer for the local garment manufacturer.
Bette was a lifelong active member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church Trevorton, and Catholic Council Women. A member of Sun Flower over 50 Club Shamokin, Trevorton American Legion Post #92 Ladies Auxiliary and served as past president, Trevorton Patsies and Trevorton Senior Action Center. She was also an avid gardener.
Bette is survived by her loving daughter, Sharon E. Parrish; grandson, Jason M. McMichael; great grandson, Benjamin D. McMichael; and many other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by her two brother, Joseph and Benjamin Berra; and four sisters, Rose Kidron, Irene Sager, Theresa Heim, and Mary Snyder.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Church 331 W. Shamokin St. Trevorton. Officiating Rev. Steven Frenier. Visitation will be held Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Church. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery Trevorton.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bette's name may be made to the St. Patrick Church Memorial Fund, the Alzheimer's Association, or Hilarity for Charity. If you have any questions please call Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, Trevorton, PA at (570) 797-8002.