Betty Rothenberger Paul

Published 5:56 pm Wednesday, December 31, 2014

OBITS_PAUL_WEBBetty Rothenberger Paul

April 26, 1939 – Dec. 30, 2014


Betty Rothenberger Paul, of Washington, died peacefully on Dec. 30, 2014, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington. She was born on April 26, 1939, to the late Elmer R. and Ethel F. Rothenberger in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Betty was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served as a flight attendant for US troops, as well as government and military leaders.

Surviving are her three children, Dr. Edward Lee Paul, Jr. and wife Laura of Wrightsville Beach, Norman Neal Paul and wife Anne of Emerald Isle, Grant Matthew Paul of Emerald Isle, and six grandchildren, Lee, Hannah, Tanner, Drake, Hailey, and Ava.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the First Free Will Baptist Church, 901 North Bonner Street in Washington, NC.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm at the First Free Will Baptist Church.  There will be a private burial at Fairview Cemetery in Boyertown, Pennsylvania.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.