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Obituary for Betty Gehr

Betty Lou Davis Gehr, 87, passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Falling Spring Nursing Home, where she had been a resident for 17 months. Prior to that she was a resident of Brindle Estates in Mercersburg.
Born April 30, 1930 in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of the late David Davis and Vera (Bittinger) Davis. She was the wife of Arel Gehr, who preceded her in death in 2011.
She was last employed by the Chambersburg Mall and previously worked for Connie’s Sportswear in Waynesboro and Pete Diehl in Mercersburg.
She is survived by her son Jeff Gehr and his wife Cheryl of Mercersburg, three grandchildren, Penny Martin of Chambersburg, Erica Knott of North Carolina and CJ Gehr of Mercersburg and 9 great-grandchildren. Betty was preceded in death by her husband; son Larry Gehr and daughter Shirley Carothers; brother Harold Davis and 3 sisters, Nora Barges, Gladys Ottenberger and Mary Gipe.
The funeral will be 10 am Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Brandt’s Church of the Brethren, St. Thomas and Pastor Roger Myers will lead the service. Burial will be immediately following in St. Thomas Cemetery. The visitation will be 6-8pm, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Mercersburg, and an hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Grane Hospice Care, 4 Lemoyne Drive, Suite 201, Lemoyne, PA 17043.
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717-328-2812 Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 N. Park Ave.
Mercersburg, PA 17236
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717-328-2812 Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 N. Park Ave.
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Email: lffh@earthlink.net
717-328-2812 Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 N. Park Ave.
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Email: lffh@earthlink.net
717-328-2812 Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 N. Park Ave.
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Email: lffh@earthlink.net
717-328-2812 Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 N. Park Ave.
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Email: lffh@earthlink.net