Florence R. Bollinger

September 19, 1923 ~ November 29, 2020 (age 97)


Lewisburg – Florence R. “Bets” Bollinger, 97, RidgeCrest Circle passed away Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Riverwoods.

Florence was born September 19, 1923 in Northumberland County a daughter of the late Fred E. and Lydia M. (Fisher) Bollinger. 

She worked for David Knit/L’Aiglon Apparel Company in Northumberland.

Florence was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Northumberland.

She enjoyed reading, playing Bingo, listening to old music, singing in the Bell Choir, and the Choir at Riverwoods.  However, her greatest joys came from spending time with her family.  Florence babysat for three generations of family members including niece Linda Yerger who later became her caregiver. 

Florence was the last of her immediate family.

She is survived by nieces Linda and her husband Steve Yerger of Northumberland, Sharon Smith of Conneaut Lake, Judy Hoey of Sunbury, Phyllis Sassaman of Lewisburg, sister-in-law Carmen Bollinger, special great nieces Donna Zimmerman and Sandy Groce, great nephew William Rine Jr., Great Great Nieces and Nephews Danny Barnhart Jr., Zachary Groce, Emily Rine and Matthew Rine, great great great nieces Hailee and Taylor other nieces, great nieces and great great nieces.

She was preceded in death by brothers Earl, Clarence Sr., Clayton, Charles and Robert Bollinger, sisters Cleo Sassaman, Beatrice Egli and Mildred Gross, nephew Ronnie Egli, other nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be private.  Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. 

Contributions in Florence’s memory may be made to the Riverwoods Employee Appreciation Fund, 15 RidgeCrest Circle, Lewisburg PA  17837.

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