Elizabeth J Arnold
September 5, 1918 – January 18, 2012
LEBANON Elizabeth (Betty) J. Arnold passed away on January 18, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. George H. Arnold, a local dentist, who died in 1978. Born in Lebanon in 1918, she was the daughter of the late Ralph H. Behney, Esq., and the late M. Blanche Behney. A 1935 graduate of Lebanon High School, she also attended Penn State University. She was the loving mother of G. Jeffrey (Ann) Arnold, Irvington, Va., Elizabeth A. Hogan, Bethesda, Md., and Katharine M. (Darrell) Moyer, Etters. Also surviving are grandchildren, Jeffrey S. Falk (Coy Stout) Moss Beach, Calif., G. Christopher Arnold, Sherman Oaks, Calif., Margaret C. (Alex) Cudaback, Leesburg, Va.; Elizabeth J. Hogan, Esq., Washington, D.C.; and two great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. Betty was actively involved in several local organizations throughout her life, including her service as regent of the Lebanon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, a past president of the Junior Woman's Club, the Lebanon Woman's Dental Auxiliary, and the Woman's club of Lebanon. In addition, she was a member of the Good Samaritan Hospital Auxiliary for which she volunteered her time for many years in the auxiliary's used book store, as well as serving in many capacities during the hospital's annual Street Fair. She was also a member of the Lebanon County Historical Society, and volunteered her time assisting in its gift shop. Betty enjoyed extensive travel, and was a bridge enthusiast. Private interment is to be determined by the family. Contributions in Betty's memory may be made to Tabor United Church of Christ, of which she was a life-long member, 10th & Walnut Sts., Lebanon, PA 17042. The Rohland Funeral Home, Inc., Lebanon, is handling the arrangements
Elizabeth J Arnold
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February 4, 2012
Dear Jeff,Liz and Kathy,
It has been years since I have seen you but I saw the obituary for your mom and thought I should express my condolences. I have so many fond memories of my youth in your neighborhood with Dennis Hartman and Tom Reich and later with various encounters with Jeff in the business community. Time passes by so quickly and and those we love are gone. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you.
January 25, 2012
Mrs. Arnold was a wonderful, gracious, funny and very patriotic woman. I have admired her since childhood and have many sweet memories of days gone by. I have missed her and am saddened to learn of her passing. My love and sympathy to Kate, Jeff, Elizabeth and all of the family.
January 24, 2012
I often thought about Betty. I loved working with her. She was a wonderful woman and I enjoyed spending time with her. I will miss her soooo much. My thoughts are with the family. It was a pleasure to meet you and I wish you all well. R.I.P. "betty boop".
January 24, 2012
Betty Arnold was one of the most wonderful persons that I have ever known. She was funny, intelligent, witty, generous, lovely, caring, giving and a great dancer. I loved her with all of my heart. She lit up a room when she entered it and brightened everyones mood while she was there. She reminded me so much of Betty White. They both were/are lovely and funny with a twinkle in their eyes. The light was always on...and you never knew what was going to happen next.
I had more great times being around her than I can count. She gave me love and travel opportunities and wonderful experiences that I never would have had without her and Doc. They were a lovely couple together and Betty kept up the good times after he had passed on. She would do so many sweet things all of the time. You probably wouldn't understand if I tried to explain...you really had to be there. I was so lucky to have had her in my life. I have nothing, but good memories of her.
I adored her.
Losing someone like Betty is an incredibly difficut thing and I send my heartfelt sympathy to Kate, Jeff and Liz and their families. I know that George and my Mother and Father are welcoming her into heaven and are ready for the fun to begin.