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