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Elizabeth "Betsy" Bucher

November 4, 1929 February 3, 2022
Elizabeth "Betsy" Bucher
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Obituary for Elizabeth "Betsy" Bucher

Elizabeth “Betsy” Boone Blocher Bucher, 92, of Fairfield, PA died Thursday evening, February 3, 2022 at her home.
Born November 4, 1929 in Gettysburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late David and Henrietta (Hersh) Blocher. She was the wife of the late Donald D. Bucher, to who she was married to for 58 years, before his passing on January 31, 2013.
Mrs. Bucher was a 1947 graduate of Gettysburg High School and a 1951 graduate of West Chester Teacher’s College. She started her teaching career in Orbisonia, PA where she taught for 3 ½ years before going to teach at Hanover High School where she taught from 1955-1982. She was alos very active in other things throughout the community, including serving as a water safety instructor at Jack’s Pool in Gettysburg, EMT instructor, Red Cross and Heart Association CPR instructor, charter member of the Cannonaders Square Dance Club, veteran member of the Fairfield Fire Company, EMS secretary from 1977-2019, member of the Fairfield Senior Citizens, and worked as a patient actor for EHSF. In her free time she enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, gardening and mowing grass.
Betsy is survived by a number of Blocher, Neely, and Bucher, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Carolyn Neely and her brother, David Blocher.
A graveside service will be held at Flohr’s Cemetery, McKnightstown, Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 11AM. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325 or to Trinity UCC, 1126 Old Route 30, Cashtown, PA 17310.

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Graveside

Thursday

17

Mar

11:00 AM 3/17/2022 11:00:00 AM
Flohr's Cemetery

595 Flohr's Church Rd.
McKnightstown, PA 17343

Flohr's Cemetery
595 Flohr's Church Rd. McKnightstown 17343 PA
United States

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Flohr's Cemetery Final Resting Place

595 Flohr's Church Rd.
McKnightstown, PA 17343

595 Flohr's Church Rd. McKnightstown 17343 PA
United States
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