Betty Treweeks

Obituary of Betty L. Treweeks

Betty L. (Van Buskirk) Treweeks, 97, of Gilbertsville, PA, formerly of Bangor, PA, passed away on April 15, 2022, at Amity Place in Douglassville, PA. She was the wife of the late LeRoy Treweeks, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage.


Born in Pen Argyl, PA, on November 13, 1924, Betty was the daughter of the late Roy and Ruth (Woolley) Van Buskirk.


Betty was raised in Saylorsburg, PA, where she attended a one-room schoolhouse, and graduated from Stroudsburg High School in 1943. After graduating, Betty worked as an office clerk for the former Blue Ridge Winkler Textiles in Bangor, PA. She was a former member of First United Methodist Church in Bangor, and a current member of Shepherd of the Hills Church in Bechtelsville. In her spare time, Betty enjoyed sewing, smocking, and knitting.  


Betty is lovingly remembered by her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Stephen Hill, Gilbertsville, PA; her grandchildren, Andrea (& Jesse) Hamlin, Kingston, NH, Janice Hill, Rochester, NY, and Brendan Hill, Kennett Square, PA; her great-grandchildren, Eliza Hamlin and Paige Hamlin; and her nieces and nephews.  


In addition to her husband and parents, Betty is predeceased by her sisters, L. Joyce Bachman and Anna Mae Barlieb; and her brother, Leroy Van Buskirk.


A viewing will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Church, 527 Hoffmansville Rd., Bechtelsville, PA 19505. A graveside service will follow in the church cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty’s memory to First United Methodist Church, 55 N. 3rd St., Bangor, PA 18013, or Shepherd of the Hills Church (Memo: Memorial Fund), 527 Hoffmansville Rd., Bechtelsville, PA 19505.


Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at