Beulah M. Ghaner, 90, Duncansville, died Monday at her home after a brief illness.
She was born in Stormstown, daughter of George and Helen (Williams) Peters. She married Philip W. Ghaner on April 26, 1943, in Elkton, Md. He died Sept. 18, 1995.
Surviving are daughters: Priscilla J. Baronner (Charles Whitford) of Fairfield, Ohio, and Penny M. Miller (James) of Duncansville; sons: Philip W. Jr. (Catherine) of Phoenixville and Preston W. (Catherine) of Duncansville; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters: Wilma Kuhns of Crescent City, Fla., and Florence Reese of Port Matilda; a brother, George L. Peters Jr. of Crescent City, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Phyllis Ghaner; a sister, Laura Pierce; and a grandson, Matthew Ghaner.
Mrs. Ghaner was a member of Hollidaysburg First United Methodist Church since 1952.
She had been employed as a private duty nurse
Mrs. Ghaner was a 1940 graduate of Port Matilda High School and a 1943 graduate of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
She enjoyed sewing and gardening. She had a great joy for life and treasured being with her family and friends.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park Cemetery. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Hollidaysburg First United Methodist Church by the Rev. Dennis Derr. Entombment will be at Altoona-Reste Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hollidaysburg First United Methodist Church.