Betty Rushton

Funeral service

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wednesday, July 10, 2024
St. Mary's Cemetery
1594 S. Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Betty L. Rushton

Betty L. Rushton June 30, 2024 Betty L. Rushton, 94, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at the Riverstreet Manor in Wilkes-Barre. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Robert and Margaret Fine Woods. Betty attended G.A.R. Memorial High School. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed for many years as a switch board operator at the Mercy Hospital in Wilkes-Barre. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Rushton and by her children, Edwina Stivers; Margaret Simmonette; William, Francis and Robert Rushton. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Helen Benning; Carol Simms; and Jean DiMaggio; brothers, Bill, Jim, Jack, Gerald, Bob, and Ken Woods. She is survived by her children, Ella Greskewicz and her husband, Tony, Wilkes-Barre; and Edward Rushton and his wife, Arlene, Wilkes-Barre. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Cappellini and her husband, Ray, Bethlehem and Peggy Vino, Wilkes-Barre; brother, Philip Woods and his wife, Rita, Ashley; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1 pm in the Chapel of St. Mary’s Cemetery, 1594 S. Main Street, Hanover Township. Rev. Carol E. Coleman will officiate. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. Condolences may be sent by visiting Betty’s obituary at Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Nat Gawlas Jordan Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre
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