Elnora “Pnut” Pysher Bottorf passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing Unit, surrounded by those who loved her.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1933, in Williamsport, one of five daughters of the late Harold and Emily Pysher.
Her husband of 42 years, Kenneth Bottorf, passed away on Sept. 3, 2013.
Surviving are: two daughters, Cathy (Gary) Younkin, of Trout Run, and Bonnie (Robert) Gruver, of Yocumtown; three stepchildren, Ray, Loren and Rhonda Bottorf; two sisters, Betty Little and Claire “Jo” (Gary) Angstadt; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three stepchildren; Ray Buttorf, Loren (Carla) Buttorf and Rhonda (J.T.) Parks; six stepgrandchildren; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, two sisters Ann Wright and Janet Eoute and a stepson Kevin Bottorf all preceded her in death.
Pnut retired from GTE Sylvania in Montoursville, working for 27 years until the plant closing. Pnut loved her flower gardening, day trips and spending time with loved ones and was an avid Penn State football fan. She was a Christian who was baptized at Tabernacle Baptist Church and recently reaffirmed her faith in her Lord Jesus Christ. Pnut will be greatly missed by all those close to her.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Crouse Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 133 E. Third St., Williamsport.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at the funeral home with Pastor Mark A. Beard officiating, followed by burial at Montoursville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Elnora’s name be made to Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation at helpfightra.org/donations.
Also, a heartfelt thank you goes out to the staff at Muncy Valley SNU for their wonderful care of Pnut.