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556 Westfield Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: 908-233-0255
Fax: 908-233-0497
Betty Jean Dries

Betty Jean Dries

Monday, December 10th, 1923 - Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Betty Jean Dries


Mrs. Betty Jean Dries passed away Friday January 24 th , 2020 at the
Atria Care Center in Cranford. She was 96 years old.

Born in Bellingham, Washington, she resided in Westfield coming
from Morristown.

Betty worked as a saleswoman for Ginty’s Irish Gift Shop in
Morristown, and was active with the Morristown Rotary and Senior
Citizens Clubs.

Mrs. Betty Jean Dries was predeceased by her husband, John W.
Dries in 2002, and by her sons John and Michael Dries.

She is survived by her son, Thomas Dries and his wife Joanne; by her
granddaughters Cherish Toy and her husband Steven and Nicole
Palmeri and her husband Anthony; by her 7 great grand children,
Anthony, Alyssa, Angelo, Emily, Sara, Lauren, and Steven
Friends and family will gather between 4 & 7 pm Tuesday January 28 th
at the Dooley Colonial Home 556 Westfield Ave. Westfield, NJ 07090.
The funeral service will begin at 10am Wednesday at the funeral home
followed by burial in Fairview Cemetery in Westfield
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Betty
Jean’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude
Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the Caring Hospice 1090 King
Georges Post Road Edison, NJ 08837
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Dooley Colonial Funeral Home
    556 Westfield Ave.
    WESTFIELD, NJ 07090
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 10:00am
    Dooley Colonial Funeral Home
    556 Westfield Ave.
    WESTFIELD, NJ 07090
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  • Interment

    Fairview Cemetery
    1100 East Broad Street
    WESTFIELD, NJ 07090
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Posted at 02:40pm
Martin Frahme and Carol Czajkoski - Dellwood Ave.
We remember Chief Jack and Betty every time we look next door. Our kind and thoughtful neighbors for so many years.
Belatedly, we offer our condolences to you, Tom.
Martin and Carol

Karen A Kelly, Marilyn Schwasta & Andy, Marie Schw

Posted at 11:21am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Michael Townley

Posted at 11:39am
We remember Betty and Jack as very close friends on my late parents, John and Gloria Townley, and friends to us as well. We remember Betty as such a kind and thoughtful person. We offer our sympathy on your loss. Janet and Michael Townley

Donna and John

Posted at 06:32pm
May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.
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