Elizabeth "Betsy" White Rieder, 62, a resident of Scranton, died Friday evening after an illness. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Libby Egan White. She was a graduate of South Scranton Central Catholic High School and Lackawanna County Vocational LPN Program. She was formerly employed as an LPN at Taylor Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Lucy's Church and was very active in church programs, including the Altar and Rosary Society. Betsy was deeply loved and will be dearly missed. Surviving are a daughter, Ruth Rieder, Scranton; a son, BJ Rieder and wife, Lindy, Milford, Del.; two sisters, Sue Kochis and husband, Steve, Scranton; and Trudy Hatfield and husband, Dave, Harrisburg; a brother, Peter White, Scranton; and a sister-in-law, Marilyn White, Scranton; a grandson, Jack Rieder; and nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Damian White. The funeral will be Tuesday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Lucy's Church to be celebrated by the Rev. Sam Ferretti, pastor. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Friends may call Tuesday at the church from 8:30 to 10. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Lucy's Church, 949 Scranton St., Scranton, PA 18504. To leave an online condolence, visit www.augusthaasfuneralhome.com .
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