Betty E. Alleman, 88
July 03, 2017
Betty Evelyn Alleman, 88, died on July 3, 2017, at her home in Holtwood. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. and Blanche M. (Miller) Gertler. Betty was the wife of the late Abram Alleman, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage at the time of his passing in November 2002.
Betty was proud of the fact that she was part of the first graduating class of the Adult Enrichment Center when she received her GED in June of 1981. She worked for many years at Conestoga View Nursing Home, from where she retired as Head of Housekeeping. An avid gardener, she enjoyed growing plants and flowers. Betty also loved cooking and baking for family and friends.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Cheryll A. Alleman of Peach Bottom and Merleen K. Brown of Holtwood; her son, Jeffrey D. Alleman of Quarryville; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her daughter, Carol L. Carvell, and her son, Paul W. Alleman, Sr.
A Memorial Service for Betty will be held at 11AM, Friday, July 21, 2017, at St. Paul’s Church, 1 W. Fourth St., Quarryville, PA 17566. A light luncheon will follow the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in Betty’s memory be made to Hospice & Community Care, P O Box 4125, Lancaster, PA, 17604.
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Condolences to the Family
July 21, 2017
Condolences to the family. I had many fond memories growing up in the area and spending time on their farm and sledding in the winter.
Jesse Crnkovic, son of MaryAnn Hash (Crnkovic, McKelvey)
July 09, 2017
Dear Cheryl Merleen , Jeff and the Alleman family Our sympathies condolences to you on the passing of your dear Mother who was an amazing and caring person to so many during the years of her life Heaven will truly welcome her with love and open arms fond memories and positive influences live on with us who had the good fortune to be cared for by your mother and to learn from her positive attitude sense of humor And genuine caring ways for others
she was a special sister to our dear mother Louise who loved and respected her so much
Jim and Elaine Walsh and family
July 08, 2017
Cheryl, Merleen, and Jeffrey–our sympathies to you and your families in the death of your mother and grandmother. I have happy memories of your family from when we lived on S. Marshall St. and even visiting Cheryl in Holtwood. May God grant you peace as you celebrate Berry’s life. Bob and Sue(Summers) Schulze