Mary Lucy Bethel passed away on Friday, May 29, 2009, at home, peacefully and without pain.
She was born on March 17, 1926. Mrs. Bethel was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses for 56 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Reese; and sons Reese and Richard Bethel.
She is survived by her daughter Linda Osborne, at home; daughter Betty Joan Gary, of Plymouth; daughter Mary Ruth Bethel, of Lewiston, Idaho; sons Bill Bethel, of Clarks Summit; James Bethel, of Scranton; and Arthur Bethel, of Milton, Pa.; sister Helen Turak, of Plymouth; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
She was a lovely mother and friend who touched all who knew her.
Friends may call at the family home on Saturday at 1 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 74 North Street, Wilkes-Barre.