The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

December 30, 2012

Betty L. (McNutt) Carlson-Wendel

The Tribune-Democrat

ARBUTUS PARK MANOR — CARLSON-WENDEL – Betty L. (McNutt), 87, Arbutus Park Manor, Johnstown, formerly of Boswell and Hollsopple, died Dec. 28, 2012, at the manor.  Born Dec. 16, 1925, in Jenner Township, Somerset County, daughter of John P. and Ethel N. (Shaffer) McNutt.  Preceded in death by parents; first husband, Gibson F. Carlson, in 1982; second husband, Donald P. Wendel, in 1992; sister, Doris Jean Yoder; and brothers-in-law, Bill E. Yoder and Frederick C. Miller.  Survived by children, Doris Elaine, married to Richard Beegle, Hollsopple; John P. “Bud” Carlson, and wife, Mary Jeanne, Jensen Beach, Fla.; and Faye Carolle,  married to Rick Patrick, Mechanicsburg; stepchildren, Donald Wendel, and wife, Valerie, Altoona; Kathy (Wendel), married to David Horvath, Tire Hill; and Paulette (Wendel) Tamm, West Virginia;  seven grandchildren, Scott Beegle, Hollsopple; Lance Beegle, and wife, Jennifer, Elkton, Va.; Dawn (Carlson) LeTendre, Florida; Colin Carlson, and wife, Jennifer, Chepachet, R.I.; Marc Carlson, and wife, Amy, Smithfield, R.I.; Betsey (Patrick), married to Corey Norrell, Carlisle; and Kevin Patrick, and wife, M. Carolina, Minot AFB, North Dakota; stepgrandchildren, Adrienne Horvath and Amanda Tamm;  14 great- grandchildren; and sister, Faye E. Miller, Somerset.  A graduate of Boswell High School.  She was a retired seamstress with 41 years of service for Dorfman & Hoffman Garment Factory, Boswell. Member of ILGWU and Hopewell United Methodist Church, Hollsopple. Betty enjoyed making crafts and sewing.  Viewing from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, with Pastor Michael A. Dunlap presiding.  Interment, Somerset County Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arbutus Park Manor, Activities Department, 207 Ottawa St., Johnstown, Pa. 15904; North Star Youth Outreach, 320 Allegheny St., Boswell, Pa. 15531; or a charity of your choice.  To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit

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