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Elizabeth A. "Betty" Stein

November 12, 1926 — May 28, 2022

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth A. "Betty" McDonald Stein, 95, Pottsville, on Saturday, May 28th at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill, East Norwegian St. 

She was the beloved wife of Carl N. Stein who passed away, November 29, 2017.

She was born November 12, 1926 in Girardville, a daughter of the late, Frank A., and Mary L. Kessler McDonald.

Betty Attended Girardville and Butler Township High Schools

Betty was employed by the Heine Knitting Mill and the former Ashland State Hospital, Fountain Springs.

She was a faithful member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville, and a member of the former Mary Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville.

She enjoyed flowers, watching shows on Lifetime Movie Network, casinos especially the Tropicana Casino in New Jersey, lottery tickets, and spending time with her family and friends. Betty had also enjoyed going to yard sales and antique automobile shows with her husband Carl.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a baby daughter, Joanne; six siblings, Francis McDonald, Gerald McDonald, Ruth Dewey, Mary Daley, Rita Conrad, and Catherine McDonald.

Surviving are two sons, Francis "Frank" Gownley and his wife Kathy, Pottsville; Gerald "Jerry" Gownley and his wife Melissa, Pottsville; grandchildren, Heather Hinchliffe and her husband Steve, Robyn Green wife of the late Dr. Jason Green, Jennifer Dube and her husband James, Adam Gownley and his companion Giusi Giunta; 8 great-grandchildren, Connor, Gavin, Jonathan, Carter, Emma, James, Keegan and Matthew; nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM Thursday at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Family and friends are invited to a viewing from 9-10:30AM. Thursday at James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Betty be made to St. Patrick Memorial Fund, 319 Mahantongo St. Pottsville, PA 17901. Interment will follow at St. John No. 2 Cemetery, Pottsville.

Please share your memories and condolences with Betty's family by signing the guest book at www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com 


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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, June 2, 2022

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