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Alma M Bettinger

July 8, 1922 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 98)


Alma M. Bettinger, 98, of Tower City, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown.
Born in Tremont, July 8, 1922, a daughter of the late Joseph and Charlotte Ellen Drum Leininger.  
Alma was a graduate of Porter High School. She was member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Reinerton where she was active in the choir and with the kitchen committee. She enjoyed gardening and took great pride in her yard. In Alma's younger years she worked at Trotmans Restaurant, Knoffs Ice Cream and the refreshment stand at Tower City pool.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Junior "Patch" Bettinger, 2016; a son-in-law, Paul Corl, 2020 and an infant brother Jackie Leininger.
She is survived by her three children, SueAnn M. Corl, League City, Texas; Hedy M. Spencer (Richard), Harrisburg and Rodney L. Bettinger, Tower City; five grandchildren, Steven Rodichok (Renee), Chicago, IL; Joseph Rodichok (Kim), Indiana, PA; Gwen Parsons (George), Lykens; Angie Lentz (Steve), Harrisburg and Tyler Bettinger (Angela), Tower City; one great grandson, Alex Rodichok, Tower City.
Due to the COVID-19, services will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations in Alma's memory can be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1931 Wiconisco Street, Tower City, PA 17980. The Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City has been entrusted with the arrangements. To send condolences to the family visit


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