Betty June King, 92, passed away Tuesday afternoon, July 23, 2013 at the Sarah Todd Memorial Home. A life-long resident of Carlisle, she was born Sept. 10, 1920, a daughter of William McKinley Pittenger and Ella Coover. Her husband, Vaughn C. (Barney) King, predeceased her on June 12, 2010.
A 1938 graduate of Carlisle High School, she was active in assisting in the arrangement of many class reunions. In her youth, she was a member of the American Legion Post 101 Drum Corps. A former employee of Piezo Crystal Plant in Carlisle, she retired with 23 years of service in the Dickinson College bookstore. Betty served as a Girl Scout leader for ten years.
A member of Grace United Methodist Church since the age of 12, she served as secretary of the Pastor/Parish Relations Committee for 10 years. She was a 50 plus year member and former officer of the Old Bellaire Chapter No. 375 of the Order of Eastern Star. She was president of the Ladies of the Elk for 26 years and a life member of the Carlisle Civic Club.
She is survived by two daughters, Carol A. Greenholt (and husband, Kevin), Carlisle, and Karen Sue Keith, Hockessin, DE; two granddaughters, Karen E. (Greenholt) Geyer, Carlisle, and Alexandra N. Keith, Hockessin; two great-grandsons, Caleb A. Geyer and Zachary L. Geyer, Carlisle; and a sister, Geneva Pittenger, Carlisle.
The family wishes to express sincere thanks to the staff of the Todd Home, in particular the loving care given by the 3rd hall nursing unit.
Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory of Mt. Holly Springs will handle the funeral arrangements. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m., with a viewing/visitation from 10-11 a.m. at Carlisle United Methodist Church, Pomfret and West Streets, Carlisle, with the Rev. James VanZandt officiating. An Eastern Star service will be held at 10:50 a.m. Burial will be made following the service in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Churchtown, PA.
Memorial contributions can be made to Carlisle United Methodist Church (Music Programs), 43 S. West St., Carlisle, PA 17013.
Condolences may be made at www.hollingerfuneral