Bette Lou Creswell, 80, formerly of Hellertown, died Thursday, April 23, 2020 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Jay Milano. She was born in Fountain Hill on Jan. 4, 1940 to the late Henry and Myrtle (Clay) Kutz. Bette was a stenographer at the former Bethlehem Steel. She was a member of the Beethoven Waldheim Maennerchor, where she was a tenor and held several offices.
Children: Todd H. (Diane) Milano of Mountain Top, Melanie Jay (Kenneth) Querio of Kutztown, John C. Creswell of Allentown and Scot A. Creswell of Waymart; brother: Donald (Mary Louise) Kutz of Carlisle; eight grandchildren. She was predeceased by siblings: Jacqueline Bauder, Kay Ann Hoffner, Marjorie Lummis and Carol Anita Sandrock.
Graveside services will be held privately at Union Cemetery of Hellertown, Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at HeintzelmanCares.com. Arrangements are by the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Hellertown.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 325 Chestnut St., Suite 1120, Philadelphia, PA 19106.