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Betty B. Zarr, 94, of Selinsgrove, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at The Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove.
She was born Aug. 31, 1922, in Williamsport, the oldest of eight children born to the late John I. And Hazel (Kennedy) Breining. On March 11, 1946, she married William M. Zarr of Muncy, where they lived until his death in September of 1982. Following his death, she moved to Selinsgrove.

Betty was a 1939 graduate of Jersey Shore High School.
She spent most of her working career as a secretary/administrative assistant, with a few years as owner of Betty's Dress Shop in Muncy.
Betty was a member of the Muncy Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Judith and James Skinner; two grandchildren, Susan (Roger) Sheesley and David (Elaina) Skinner; one great-granddaughter, Elizabeth; three great-grandsons, Matthew, Zachary, and Daniel; and brothers and sisters, Melvin Breining, Hazel Spong, James Breining, Janice Booher, and Marcia Phillips.
She was predeceased by brothers, Harold and Vance Breining.

Following her wishes, there will be no funeral, with burial in the Muncy Cemetery at the discretion of the family. A memorial service to celebrate the life of this wonderful, much loved woman will be held at a later date.

The family would like to thank Evangelical Hospice and the third floor staff of The Manor at Penn Village for their help and the excellent care of our loved one.

If desired, memorial donations in Betty's memory may be made to Aline United Methodist Church, c/o Angela Bordner, Treasurer, 413 Backus Woods Road, Mount Pleasant Mills, PA 17853.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Published on July 27, 2017
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