YORK, PA.

Betty Mae Mathie

June 28, 1934 June 21, 2010


Betty Mae Mathie, 75, of Springettsbury Township in York, Pa., died Monday, June 21, 2010, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Robert T. Mathie.

Betty was born June 28, 1934, in Kiel, a daughter of the late Walter John and Thekla (Mueller) Buswell. She retired as the dean of faculty for the Yorktowne Business Institute.

She was a very active member of Mount Zion United Church of Christ, where she served on the church council as assistant financial secretary. She was also a member of Alpha Beta Kappa.

Surviving is a son, Robert S. Mathie of York; a daughter, Patricia A. Hitchcock and her husband Daniel of Beaver, Pa.; six grandchildren, Calvin, Noah, Jonah, Rebekah, Codi and Gavin; and a brother, Don Buswell of Battle Creek, Mich.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1111 E. Market St., York. Visitation continues from 9:30 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Friday, June 25, at Mount Zion United Church of Christ, 1054 Ridgewood Road, York, with the Rev. Danielle Neff officiating. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Mount Zion United Church of Christ, 1054 Ridgewood Road, York, PA 17406; or York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail, North York, PA 17406.

Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family. For more information, call 717-843-0216 or visit online at www.etzweiler.com.