Betty Jane Hawk

Betty loved to travel, dance, sing & entertain.

Service times: Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

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Betty J. Hawk (Laudenberger), 96, of Columbia passed away on January 15th, 2019. She was born in Columbia to the late Harvey and Pearl Sarbaugh Long and was the wife of the late Ray Hawk and the late John Laudenberger. Betty loved to travel, dance, sing, and entertain. She was a graduate of Columbia High School with the Class of 1940 and was retired from the former Colonial Metals in Columbia. Betty was a resident of St. John Herr Estate and member of the Presbyterian Church, where she was the leader and treasurer of the Women’s Association, treasurer of her Sunday school class, deacon and elder, and choir member. She was also a member of AARP, the Columbia Senior Center, and treasurer of both. At St. John Herr Estate, Betty was involved with senior Saints and the Angel Choir.

Betty leaves behind her son, John W, husband of Peggy Laudenberger of Carlisle; three grandchildren, Keith, husband of Laura Laudenberger of Rockville, MD, Heather, wife of John Maitrejean of Hummelstown, PA, Michele Laudenberger of Washington D.C.; three great grandchildren John A. Laudenberger, Chloe Maitrejean, and Katherine Maitrejean. In addition to her parents and husbands, Betty was preceded in death by three siblings, Jack Long, William Long, and Ruth Baker.

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 at the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, 519 Walnut St, Columbia, PA 17512. The family will receive friends for visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. until service time. She will be laid to rest at Fairview Cemetery in Wrightsville at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Columbia Presbyterian Church, 360 Locust St, Columbia, PA 17512 or Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Dr, Lancaster, PA 17604. Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc. Landisville/Columbia.

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