Elizabeth (Betty) May Rabzak, 78

January 08, 2017

Elizabeth (Betty) May Rabzak, 78, of Lancaster passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Born in Reading, PA on April 20, 1938 she was the daughter of Clifford “Bud” and Elma Connell. Her childhood was spent in Kenhorst, PA and she graduated from Governor Mifflin High School. She worked as a legal secretary in Reading, Philadelphia and Lancaster and in the banquet department at the Eden Resort prior to becoming a full-time homemaker.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Leon Rabzak of Lancaster, where they made their home. She is also survived by two daughters, Theresa Meyers of Sarasota, Florida and Lisa Rabzak of Lancaster.
Betty was a voracious reader who loved summers spent at their house on Lake Wallenpaupack in the Poconos, where she enjoyed boating, swimming and soaking up the summer sun. She was a dog lover and enjoyed her poodles, Suzy and Fifi, and bichons Cali, Mandy and Molly over the years. Betty enjoyed watching movies, shopping and traveling and especially their many trips to the Caribbean.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm at the Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA. There will be a period of visitation beginning at 11:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the SPCA, 848 S. Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603 Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602 or Pet Pantry of Lancaster County, 26 Millersville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603.

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January 21, 2017

I am sorry to hear about Betty leaving us.  I found the obituary on Wednesday and made a point to go to the viewing.  I went this morning, only to find out it was last week.  I wanted to come and pay my respects to her and to you, but I’ll have to do it this way.  The last time I saw her at brunch she seemed fine…smiling and perky as usual.  This was quite a shock.  My sympathies go out to all of you and will say a prayer for her.  She will be missed.
Sidney Jeffrey

January 13, 2017

To The Rabzak Family,
You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time  
Sue McCann Kyle j

January 12, 2017

Leon and girls. I am truly sorry to read of Betty’s passing.  I am sure that she will be missed by you and all of her friens.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.  Dick Copenhaver

January 11, 2017

To Teresa and family. I am so sorry for your loss. You Mom is in my prayers. Peter.

January 11, 2017

Dear Leon, Theresa and Lisa, we send much love and our deepest sympathies to you. Hopefully great memories will help fill the spaces in your hearts. We are with you in spirit during this difficult time. With love and healing thoughts, God Bless … Your Florida family, Peter and Nancy Yates 

Saturday, January 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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