Obituary of Betty Wallace
Elizabeth J. “Betty” Wallace, 94, New Florence passed away unexpectedly October 6, 2019 at home. Born February 27, 1925 New Florence the daughter of late Paul G. and Marian E. (Mabon) Wallace. Also preceded in death by sister Lois W. Rupert.
Survived by brother Paul Wallace, Harrisburg; sister Joanna Bolyard, Navarre, OH; nephews Richard Paul Rupert, Beaverton, OR; Wayne W. Rupert, Portland, OR; great-nieces Avalon and Marlo Rupert; brother-in-law Richard W. Rupert, formerly of Shippenville.
Betty was teacher for 42 years in the Beaver Falls School District where she taught Home Economics; graduated from New Florence H.S. class of 1942; and Indiana State Techer’s College, where she was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma.
She was a founding member of New Florence Historical Society; member of DAR, Indiana Chapter 708309; New Florence Women’s Club; Life-long member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, where she was a Sunday School Teacher, active in Woman’s Circle and member of the Choir; active board member of New Florence Community Library; and Log Cabin Quilting Club.
Betty was an active member of her community and kept busy with painting china.
Grave site service and inurnment 1 PM Monday October 14th at Bethel Cemetery. Rev. Norman Kaufman officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Trinity Presbyterian Church, PO Box D; New Florence Vol Fire Co., PO Box 19; or New Florence Community Library, 112 Ligonier St., New Florence, PA 15944. Arrangements entrusted to Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, New Florence. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com