Betty M. Clapper

Oct. 25, 1925 May 21, 2013

Betty M. Clapper, 87, formerly of Carson Valley, died Tuesday morning at The Village at Morrisons Cove.

She was born in Cross Keys, daughter of Orville and Rose (Kaufman) Blough. She married Blaine S. Clapper on Jan. 25, 1943, in Duncansville, and he died May 5, 1995, after having shared 52 years of marriage.

Surviving are two daughters: Betty K. Dewald of Carson Valley and Elaine F. Felten and husband, William, of Schellsburg; a son, Blaine E. and wife, Sharon Myers, of State College; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda; two sons: Arthur and William; and a son-in-law, Allan Dewald.

Betty was a lifelong member of Carson Valley Church of the Brethren, where she was active in Sunday school and the choir.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, and 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, May 24, 2013, at Carson Valley Church of the Brethren, Pastor Bradley Runkle officiating. Interment will be at Carson Valley Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the church.