Elizabeth Ann (Fahl) Bretz

Died: Sun., Apr. 21, 2019


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 25, 2019
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM, Fri., Apr. 26, 2019
Location: Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

9:00 AM Fri., Apr. 26, 2019
Location: St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church

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Elizabeth Ann Bretz, aka Betty Ann Bretz, age 87, of Pottsville, PA passed away Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at her home. Born in Mill Creek, PA on March 26, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Edwin and Elizabeth Mary (Wentz) Fahl. Betty was a graduate of Saint Clair High School, Class of 1950 and then attended Ford's Business School in Pottsville. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Miners Bank in Pottsville. Betty was a member of the St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville and loved sewing, shopping, playing cards, going to the casino, and and most of all attending her grandchildren's activities. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband of 39 years, Charles N. Bretz in 1992. Betty is survived by a son Ralph N. Bretz and his wife Regena, Pottsville; a daughter Diane Price and her husband Paul, Shillington; five grandchildren: Ralph Jr., Kevin, Chris, Sara, and Nina; four great-grandchildren: Ryan, Allie, Zachary, and Kylie; a sister-in-law Jane Shomgard, Wyomissing; and nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville at 9AM on Friday, April 26th. Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday evening from 7-9PM and Friday morning from 7:30-8:30AM at the Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon. Interment will be held in the Charles Baber Cemetery Pottsville, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society 101 North Frack Street Frackville, PA 17931. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

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James D Neyer
   Posted Wed April 24, 2019
Diane and Ralph.Sorry to hear of your loss. Thought are with you in this time of need.