Beverly W. “Babcia” Antonaitis, 82, of Housels Run Rd., Milton, passed away, Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born September 8, 1937 in Watsontown, she was the daughter of the William and Sadie (Phillips) Wertman. On May 11, 1988, she married the Stanley M. Antonaitis and they celebrated 30 years of marriage until his passing on August 21, 2018.
Beverly was a 1955 graduate of Watsontown High School. She worked at Chef Boyardee, in Milton and retired in 2005 from F. H. Warshaws & Sons in Milton. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Watsontown, Milton Moose, Milton Elks, and the Montandon Legion. Also, she owned and operated S&B Video Store in Hughesville with her husband Stanley for over 20 years.
She loved traveling with her husband and enjoyed riding on their Harley Davidson motorcycle. Also, she enjoyed watching Penn State, Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR, especially #24 Jeff Gordon.
Most of all she cherished all the time she could spend with her family, especially on Sunday afternoons with her “bad” kids.
Beverly was survived by her three children: Bret L. Johnson and his wife Janet, C. Dave Johnson and his wife Tanya, and Annette Dreistadt and her boyfriend Harry Catherman, all of Milton; two step-daughters: Monna Hosterman and her husband Jodi, of Mifflinburg, and Janene Antonaitis, of State College; four grandchildren: Adrienne Holbrook and her husband Josh, Rhiannon Reichenbach and her husband Shawn, Nathan and Kasandra Johnson; one great-grandson: Damian Reichenbach; five step-grandchildren: Brandon Rarig and his wife Rachael, Jarek, Tasia, Cordell, and Brielle Curtis; one step-great-grandchild: Zylah Rarig; one brother: Charles Wertman, of Watsontown; her favorite niece and partner in crime, Janet Koch, also numerous nieces and nephews; and her fur baby Cricket.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her four brothers: Jay, Raymond, Dale and William Wertman; two sisters: Ruth Strickland and Erma Moser; and her Honey Kitty.
There will be no services at this time, there will be a Celebration of Life announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her memory can be made to the Danville SPCA, 1467 Bloom Rd, Danville, Pa 17821
Arrangements are entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, 124 Main St, Watsontown. www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com
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