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Beatrice A. (Dudley) Gettemy

May 3, 1935 ~ June 30, 2022 (age 87)

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Beatrice A. Gettemy, 87, of Pleasant Unity, died Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Bethlen Home, Ligonier. She was born May 3, 1935, in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Charles S. and Isabelle (McAteer) Dudley. She had been a member of the former St. Luke's Reformed Church. Bea loved Christmas, ceramics, flower gardening and her grandkids. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. Gettemy Jr.; two infant sons, Robert Russell Gettemy and Lawrence Allen Gettemy; two brothers, Charles and Donald Dudley; and six sisters, Betty Beveridge, Helen Gamble, Marie Kerrigan, Grace Shrum, Dolores Palmer and Peggy Hemminger. She is survived by five children, Robert S. Gettemy III and wife, Beverly, of Unity Township, Brenda Jean Gettemy and her partner, Patty, of Hagerstown, Md., Kenneth A. Gettemy and wife, Mary Kay, of Unity Township, Beverly Ann Lenhart and husband, Roger, of Ligonier, and Steven B. Gettemy and wife, Sherry, of Unity Township; six grandchildren, Matthew Gettemy (Alida), Christine Lesser (Andrew), Katie Copelli (Jesse), Ashley Gettemy (Shawn), Shannon Gettemy (Eric) and Riley Lenhart (Nick); six great-grandchildren, Luke, Anna, Kaylee, Rian, McKenna and Claire; a brother, Jesse Dudley, of Derry; three sisters, Marian Stockberger, of Unity Township, Linda Houston, of Armbrust, and Joyce Dudley, of Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews. At Bea's request, private visitation and services were held for family at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME INC., Pleasant Unity. Interment followed in St. Luke's Reformed Cemetery, Unity Township. The family would like to thank Bethlen Home and Bethlen Hospice for their care. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.


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