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Betty Salmon

September 10, 1928 — April 12, 2023

Betty Kitzmiller Salmon, 94, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at her home. Born September 10, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Raymond L. Kitzmiller, Sr. and Isabelle Patterson Kitzmiller. Her beloved husband of 74 years, Paul L. Salmon, whom she married on May 22, 1949, preceded her in death on November 10, 2022.

Betty was a 1947 graduate of the former Chambersburg High School. Early in her life she was employed as a telephone operator and later at Letterkenny Army Depot. A dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, she spent most of her life making home for her family. Betty was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Chambersburg.

She is survived by two sons, John E. Salmon of Chambersburg and Michael J. Salmon and companion Vicky Rowe of Greencastle; one grandson, Justin A. Salmon and wife Lindsay of Greencastle; two great grandsons, Matthew and Mason Salmon; and one brother, Robert Kitzmiller and wife Francis of Chambersburg. In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Sherry Salmon; and three siblings, Irene Keller, Raymond Kitzmiller and J. Louise Ashburn.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at Salem Cemetery. Rev. Ruth Smith will officiate. Arrangements are entrusted to Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church 431 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201. Condolences may be shared at

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