Elizabeth M. Lower


Elizabeth Mae Lower, 85, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at The Berkeley Springs Center LLC.

Born March 27, 1933 in Plainfield, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Otto Anton and Elizabeth Shaeffer Becker.

She was a Christian.

She graduated high school in New Jersey and had been a homemaker for most of her life.

She liked embroidery, reading and cats.

Surviving are her children, Nancy Long, Mt. Solon, Va., Peter Yesis, Searsport, Maine, Thomas Yesis, East Brunswick, N. J., Cheryl Gray, Midlothian, Va., Merri-Beth Hull, Glen Gardner, N. J. and Jeanne Gundell, Frenchtown, N. J.; three brothers, William Becker, Phoenix, Ariz., Otto Becker, Jr. of Maryland and Richard Becker of Georgia; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Lower and one sister, Barbara Coon.

Services and interment will be private.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Humane Society of Morgan County, P.O. Box 705, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.

Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs.