Betty Jane Derr, 93, of Salladasburg, went home with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, surrounded by family at the home of her sister. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Bennett Lee "Ben" Derr, on Nov. 25, 2019.
Born Oct. 9, 1927 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Rhoda (Ishman) Fisher.
Betty attended Stoney Gap School and worked as a seamstress for Weldons and Woolrich until her retirement. She attended Anthony Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening and sewing. Betty loved spending time with her sister, Mary Peacock, of Cogan Station who survives as well as many nieces and nephews who also survive her.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil, Lloyd and Merrill Fisher.
A funeral service to honor the life of Betty will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, September 11, at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Burial will follow at Summit Cemetery, White Pine. A visitation will be held from 12 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday at Sanders.
Memorial contributions in Betty’s name may be made to Anthony Baptist Church 4750 Quenshuckney Rd. Jersey Shore, PA 17740.
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