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Betty M. Brehm

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Betty M. Brehm, 87, of Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at UPMC-Pinnacle Carlisle.  She was born on June 19, 1930 in Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County and was a daughter of the late Cyril H. and Clara M. (McKim) Lightner and was the widow of Boyd Stanley Brehm who passed away on January 27, 1998.

Betty graduated from the former Blaine Vocational High School in Perry County.  She retired as a map technician with the former Stoner Associates and had worked nine years with the former Reeves-Hoffman Co. both of Carlisle.  She was of Lutheran faith.

She is survived by one son, Stanley Lee “Bud” (wife, Kimberly) Brehm of Carlisle, three daughters; Shirley Bowermaster of Dickson, TN, Sandy (husband, Steve) Brymesser of Newville and Terrie (husband, Dennis) Coy of Carlisle, 8 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, Jean Greising, the longtime companion to deceased daughter, Judy Brehm and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband and daughter, Betty was preceded in death by one brother, Howard V. Lightner and one sister, Sylvia Martin.

Services and burial will be private.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of arrangements.  www.Since1853.com.


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Sorry to hear about Aunt Betty's passing.  You were fortunate to have her part of your life for so long. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you walk this journey without your mother.

Faye Drawbaugh

Stanley, Kim and family our deepest sympathy for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless
Sarah & Todd Thumma

To Betty's family please accept our condolences.  Betty was our cousin.
Gloria (Lightner) Hanewald and
Thelma (Lightner) Hutchison (daughters of Paul Lightner)
Sandy, our prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Love you

Jerry & Jody Gilbert
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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