Elizabeth Louise "Betty" (Wingle) Rhein, 86, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 14th, at her residence. .
Betty was born in Pottsville, PA on February 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Louise C. (Hay) and Edward J. Wingle.
Betty was the widow of the late Leroy W. Rhein. The couple was married in 1956.
Betty attended Cressona High School.
Betty was a proud mother of 5. She was the heart and soul of her family. Her family was everything to her. She was seen as the guiding light of her family. She often said that her family was the apple of God's eye - and her's too. Elizabeth loved gardening. She had a spunky Irish spirit.
In addition to her husband, Elizabeth is preceded in death by sons Kevin S. Rhein and Kurt L. Rhein.
Betty is survived by a son, Lee W. Rhein, husband of Selda of Hollywood, FL; and two daughters, Lou Anne Correll, of Schuylkill Haven and her significant other, Harry Montgomery; and Patricia A Kisha., wife of David, of Shoemakersville.
She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and she has 3 great-grandchildren on the way.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, PA, at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, September 18th, with Rev. Msgr. Edward S. Zemanik officiating.
A viewing will be held Wednesday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM at the church.
For the remainder of the day following the mass, everyone is invited to join Elizabeth's family at her home.
Memorial contributions in Elizabeth's name may be made to Parkinson's Foundation 200 SE First Street, Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital P.O. Box 1000, Department 142 Memphis, TN 38148.
Interment will be conducted private at the convenience of the family.
Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., Schuylkill Haven, has been entrusted with arrangements.