El­iz­a­beth Sadler

The Ambler Gazette - - OBITUARIES -

bliz­a­beth EBetty) Miller Sadler a long­time res­i­dent of Flour­town, passed away peace­fully on Sept. 4, 2012, at Fort Wash­ing­ton bstates. Born June 3, 1922, in br­den­heim, she was the beloved wife of Daniel Sadler Jr., de­ceased.

She will be greatly missed by her son, Daniel Sadler III; daugh­ters bllen Sadler and blis­a­beth Sadler Phipps; sonin-law Robert Phipps; step­daugh­ter Shelly and hus­band Jerry Stehman; step-grand­chil­dren Briar and Jacy; and many nieces and neph­ews.

The daugh­ter of the late Avis Buck­man Miller and Daniel veakel Miller, Betty lived in br­den­heim un­til her mar­riage. She grad­u­ated from Spring­side School, Ch­est­nut Hill, in 1940 and Pierce Busi­ness School in 1942.

Af­ter grad­u­a­tion from Pierce, she worked at the Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia Law School and the U.S. Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture, Wyn­d­moor, un­til her mar­riage, when she be­came a home­maker.

She was a life­time mem­ber of St. Thomas’ bpis­co­pal Church, Whitemarsh, where she was ac­tive on many church com­mit­tees and re­cently con­trib­uted to a book on the his­tory of the church. She par­tic­i­pated in many lo­cal or­ga­ni­za­tions in­clud­ing Whitemarsh Val­ley Fair Hous­ing, Ply­mouth Meet­ing Questers, the Ambler branch of the Needle­work Guild of Amer­ica, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. Betty vol­un­teered as a do­cent at the Fort Wash­ing­ton His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety for sev­eral years and was also a life­time mem­ber of the De­scen­dants of the Sch­wenk­fel­dian bx­iles.

Af­ter her hus­band’s re­tire­ment, they ex­plored the United States, Canada and Mex­ico in their travel trailer, re­new­ing friend­ships along the way. She loved lo­cal his­tory and re­searched the ge­neal­ogy of the fam­ily.

Ser­vices were held Sept. 7 at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh, where she was lov­ingly re­mem­bered by friends and fam­ily. Re­mem­brances may be do­nated to Fort Wash­ing­ton bstates, AWWQ. BuVLQHVV 2IfiFH, 735 Susque­hanna Road, Fort Wash­ing­ton PA 19034 or to St. Thomas’ Whitemarsh, P.O. Box 247, Fort Wash­ing­ton PA19034-0247.

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