Elizabeth M. Vandevander

July 04, 1928 - October 14, 2019 

Elizabeth M. Vandevander

July 04, 1928 - October 14, 2019 

Obituary for Elizabeth M. Vandevander

Elizabeth M. “Betty” Vandevander, 91, Bellwood died early Monday morning October 14, 2019 at her home.
She was born July 4, 1928 in Bellwood, a daughter of the late James and Anne ( Houck) Shaner.
On June 10, 1950, she married Leonard B. Vandevander at Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellwood, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 2001.
Surviving are two sons, Gary L. (Kathy) of Altoona and Dennis J. (Robin) with whom she resided; 8 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark A.; and a sister, Janet Shaner.
Betty retired in July 1979 as a cafeteria worker at Bellwood Antis School District. She was a member of Altoona Chapter 290 Order of the Eastern Star. She was also past matron of Order of the Eastern Star, Tyrone Chapter, Jobel Court and Daughters of the Nile.
Betty enjoyed doing ceramics and card club. Her greatest joy was her family and all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 pm Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc. Bellwood, where an Order of the Eastern Star Service will also be held. A funeral service will be held at 10am Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at the funeral home, Pastor Gloria Montgomery officiating. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.
The family suggests that contributions in Betty’s memory be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellwood

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