Elizabeth Lillie (Larison) Hysong, 92, Johnstown, passed away on December 14, 2019, at the Bethlen Home. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, Ellen Jane (Harris) and Frederick Larison, husband Donald, son, Donald II, sister Ellen Jane, and brothers Fred, Tom, Herb, Butch, and Ronnie. She is survived by her daughter Pam, daughter-in-law Tina, grandchildren Zachary and Angela, brother Jim, sisters-in-law Roberta Miles and Janet Larison, and many nieces and nephews. Liz began working at 16 as the bookkeeper for Carl’s Beauty Supply. She later worked as a store detective at Penn Traffic and other stores in Johnstown. She was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church where she served as treasurer for fourteen years. Liz died just hours after the funeral service for her husband of 68 years, Don. A special thank you to the wonderful people at the Bethlen Home in Ligonier, where Liz had lived for the last five years. Their loving care of her will never be forgotten. A graveside service will be held at Bethel Cemetery on Saturday at 11 AM, at which time both Liz and Don will be laid to rest. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Liz’s memory.
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