Betty J. Bontrager Slabach Hite
Betty J. Bontrager Slabach Hite, 94, of Goshen, died at 7:35 pm on
Friday, December 21, 2018 at Green Croft Healthcare Center, Goshen.
She was born on May 27, 1924 in Laporte.  On December 21, 1941 in
Middlebury she married Joseph Slabach, he passed away April 12,
2003. On August 4, 2006 in New Paris she married Willis "Bill"   Hite,
he survives. Survivors in addition to her husband are a daughter,
Cynthia (Clayton) Stauffer of Port Trevorton, PA; a son, Anthony
(Marilyn) Slabach of TN; two grandchildren, five great grandchildren,
three great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her
parents, Rollin and Nellie  (Bontrager) Bontrager; her first husband; a
grandson, Jeffery Dean Slabach; three sisters, Roberta Lantz, Gracie
Black and Thelma Yoder; three brothers, Orvan Bontrager, Henry
Black and Johnny Black. Betty was a very active member of several
different churches in her lifetime and was a current member of New
Paris Nazarene Church. She enjoyed being a homemaker and had
worked as a bookkeeper and had done bus driving. Visitation will be
from 3:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday December 26, at Miller-Stewart
Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Funeral services
will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 27, at New Paris Church
of the Nazarene. Services will be conducted by Pastors Allen Dean
and Byron Smith. Family and friends will gather at 2:00 PM also on
Thursday at Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury, for a graveside
service. Memorials may be given to New Paris Church of the
Nazarene.  Online condolences may be offered at

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I offer my sincere sympathy on the loss of your dear mother, grandmother and
friend. May God grant you special strength and peace during this time.
From: Ann Meredith Lantz Miller