BEAVERTOWN — Arlene Felmey, 78, of Chestnut Street, passed away at 10:02 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg, where she had lived for two weeks.
She was born Dec. 15, 1931, in Center Township, Snyder County, a daughter of the late Dallas and Dorothy (Bowersox) Bingaman. She was married to Harvey "Beck" Ritter and Simon "Ted" Felmey, both of whom preceded her in death.
Arlene retired after 34 years of service from the Beavertown Weaving Mill.
She was a member of St. Paul's Reformed Church, Beavertown, and a member of Beavertown's Rescue Hose Company Ladies Auxiliary and Ambulance Club.
Arlene loved to watch NASCAR racing, and Carl Edwards was her favorite driver. She enjoyed traveling and listening to country music, but her family was most important to her.
She is survived by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Eugene and Hazel Bingaman, of Mifflinburg, and Burnell Bingaman, of Albion, N.Y.; four nieces; six great-nieces and one great-nephew; several great-great-nieces and nephews; and her circle of friends in Albion.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by one sister, Jeanette Bingaman, and one brother, Stanley Bingaman, in World War II.
At Arlene's request, there will be no viewing. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Reformed Church, 127 W. Walnut St., Beavertown, with the Rev. Nancy J. Moyer officiating.
Burial will follow in Troxelville Union Cemetery.
Contributions in Arlene's memory may be made to St. Paul's Reformed Church or Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Funeral arrangements are by the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg.