Betty Lucille ‘Lou’ Brumbaugh

Nov. 6, 1938 - Dec. 20, 2017

Betty Lucille “Lou” Brumbaugh, 79, Saxton, died Wednesday evening at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, after a brief illness.

She was born in Aitch, daughter of the late Frank and Alma (Busseck) Starr. On Oct. 11, 1957, she married Stanley R. Brumbaugh.

Surviving are her husband; three children: Franklin R. Brumbaugh and wife, Elizabeth, of New Enterprise, Cheryl L. Kurtz and husband, Ron, of Williamsburg and Darryl G. Brumbaugh and wife, Anita, of Charleston, N.C.; 10 grandchildren: Franklin, Eric, Angelina, Nina, Patrick, Stacey, Danelle, Brent, Joshua and Justin; 12 great-grandchildren; and four siblings: Donna Oberman, Linda Neuder and husband, Tim, Sandy Roland and husband, Bill, and Carol Eller and husband, Levi.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lori A. McConnell; a brother, Millard Starr; and a brother-in-law, Blair Oberman.

Betty was a 1956 graduate of Saxton Liberty High School, and she had previously been employed at Cove Shoe Co. and Bridenbaugh Orchards.

She was a member of Martinsburg Brethren in Christ Church, and she had also attended Nisland Independent Church while residing in South Dakota.

Betty enjoyed taking care of all of her animals: bears, goats and various small animals. She also liked the color green, decorating for the holidays and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday,

Dec. 27, 2017, Pastor Earl Herr officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Betty’s memory may be given to Martinsburg Brethren in Christ Church, 334 Son Rise Drive, Martinsburg, PA 16662.