Eva "Betty" Schmierer, 91, of Lewes passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. She was born in Lewes on May 8, 1921, daughter of the late Halton and Hattie Coverdale Schmierer. She was also preceded in death by cousins Josette Fried and Shirley King.
Betty was a 1939 graduate of Lewes High School and went on to her career with the DuPont Company as a laboratory technician in Seaford, where she retired in 1983 after 40 years of service. She was a champion bowler and bowled with the DuPont Women's Bowling Team of which she was secretary for many years
Surviving are cousins Toni Culver and husband Wayne of Laurel; David Coverdale of Palm Springs, Calif.; Meta Mae West of Rehoboth Beach; Peggy Holdway of Arizona; cousin and caregiver Terri Benson and husband Bob of Salisbury, Md.; and numerous other extended family members.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday April 17, at Bethel Methodist Cemetery, Savannah Road, Lewes. In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to the Lewes Vol. Fire Dept., PO Box 225, Lewes, DE 19958.