Tonawanda News


February 12, 2013

Betty J. Pohlman

NORTH TONAWANDA — Betty J. Pohlman (nee Pieper), age 89, of North Tonawanda, February 9, 2013 in DeGraff Memorial Hospital, while under the care of Niagara Hospice.  Betty was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church. She was the wife of the late Clifford Pohlman, who died in 1997.

Beloved mother of Janet (Paul) Prosser of Lockport, Karen (William) Wolf of Rochester,     Connie (Terry) Burgess of North Tonawanda, and Gary (Vicki) Pohlman of North Tonawanda.  Grandmother of Tammy (Robert) Stencel, Mark (Bethany) Burgess, Gregory (Tracy) Burgess, and Renee (Paul) D'Angelo, Brian (Allison) Wolf and Jamie (Arnold) Evans, Matthew and Valerie Pohlman; great-grandmother of Ashley Stencel, Brendan, Alyssa and Anthony Burgess, Zachary Evans. Sister of Norma Fill and James (Diane) Pieper, both of North Tonawanda, and the late Doris Barnes, Marylin Kerlin, Ruby Brosius and Robert Pieper; aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda, on Friday from 4-8 PM. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM from the funeral home, the Rev. A. W. Moldenhauer will officiate. Interment in St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice.

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