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Betty (Andrews) Lerch

October 27, 1927 ~ February 24, 2017 (age 89)

The Piano Brothers

Betty Andrews Lerch, of Charles Town, West Virginia, formerly of Rohrersville, MD passed from this life on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Greenfield Assisted Living in Berryville, Virginia.

She was born in Hagerstown, Maryland, to Sigmund Andrews and Catherine Springer Andrews, who preceded her in death.

She was the wife of the late Harry Lerch, Jr., her husband of 45 years.

She served as the postmaster in Rohrersville for 23 years. She was a longtime member of the Eastern Star, Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, and Rohrersville Ruritan. Betty's passion were for her pets and her family. She also enjoyed gardening and she loved to bake.

She is survived by her son, Harry (Terry) Lerch and his wife Marcia; her daughter, Anna (Kathy) Lerch; granddaughters, Jennifer Lerch and Melissa Herbert and her husband Desmond. 

She was preceded in death by two brothers, William (Billy) and Sigmund (Buddy) Andrews.

The family will receive friends at the Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro, Maryland on Monday, February 27, 2017 from 6-8 p.m.   
A celebration of Betty's life journey will take place at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, Rev. Darrell L. Layman will officiate.  Interment will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery at Locust Grove in  Rohrersville, Maryland.

Memorial donations may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, #405 Winchester, VA 22601 and Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 55 Rohrersville, MD 21779.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Blue Ridge Hospice
333 West Cork Street #405, Winchester VA 22601

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 55, Rohrersville MD 21779

 Service Information

February 27, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home
7606 Old National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713

Funeral Service
February 28, 2017

11:00 AM
Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home
7606 Old National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713