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Betty G. (Johnston) Sommers

March 16, 1931 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 90)

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Betty G. Sommers, 90, formerly of White Hall, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born March 16, 1931 in Lewis Twp., Northumberland Co., she was the daughter of the late Earl and Lucy (Heddings) Johnston.  On December 13, 1949, she married J. Kendall Sommers and they celebrated 53 years of marriage until his passing in 2002.

​Betty worked at the former Philco-Ford Zenith, of Watsontown.  She was a member of the Williamsport Seventh-day Adventist Church.  She enjoyed her flowers and crocheting.

She is survived by her two daughters:  Patricia A. Whitenight, of Danville, and Carol E. Roberts, of Dewart; step-son: Larry R. Sommers and his wife Linda, of Catawissa; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one brother: Arthur L. “Bud” Johnston, of Washingtonville.

Preceding her in death besides her husband and parents, was her four brothers: Mearl, Carl, Harold, and Myron Johnston; and two sisters: Severna Young and Geraldine Simpler.

There will be a graveside service held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, November 21st, at White Hall Cemetery, Anthony Twp., Montour Co., with Elder Jerry Sandel, of Danville Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 207 Broadway Street, Turbotville.  To share a memory or condolence with the family, please visit

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Graveside Service
November 21, 2021

1:00 PM
White Hall Cemetery
771 White Hall Road
Danville, PA 17821

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