Elizabeth “Betty” Rachel Auch, age 83, a lifelong resident of Philadelphia, died Friday, July 31, 2015 in Lansdale, PA.
She was the beloved wife of 59 years of Augustine “Gus” Auch, Sr. Born in Philadelphia she was the daughter of the late Mr. Owen and Mrs. (nee. Sexton) Owen.
Mrs. Auch worked in the Financial Department at Sears and Roebuck in Philadelphia as well as several other jobs throughout her life.
She was a longtime devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Manayunk. Mrs. Auch had a great love of animals and enjoyed feeding any living creature she came across.
In addition to her husband she is survived by her loving son Augustine “Gus” Auch, Jr. and his wife Deborah as well as her grandchildren Alexander and Zachary Auch. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her Uncle Phil Sexton.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 11:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 146 Rector St., Philadelphia (Manayunk), PA. 19127, where the family will receive friends from 9:45 to 10:45 AM., before Mass. Interment Westminster Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd.