Betty Jean Herbert

July 18, 2014

Herbert, Betty Jean Obituary

Betty Jean Herbert, 82, of Matamoras, PA passed away on Friday July 18, 2014 in East Stroudsburg, PA. The daughter of the late George and Katherine (Quick) Compton, she was born on April 17, 1932 in Hawley, PA. She was a graduate of Hawley High School. Betty Jean was married to Joseph Herbert, Jr. on August 26, 1950 in Hawley, PA.

Betty Jean enjoyed visiting family and friends throughout Florida, New England and Canada with her husband Joseph. She was a kind and generous person who always put others before herself. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, her favorite times were baking, playing games, and spending holidays with family.

She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by her family: her husband of 64 years, son Thomas and his wife Arleen of Matamoras, PA daughter Jo Ann Deacon, wife of the late Craig Deacon of Chalfont, PA, sister Marion McKean and her husband Edgar of Shohola, PA, grandchildren David, Jessica, Danielle, Wendy, and Lindsey, and great grandchildren Anderson and Justin. She was predeceased by a sister, Catherine (Punkie) Chuprevich and her husband Edward of Hawley, PA.

Per Betty Jean’s wishes there will be no services. Cremation was arranged by Stroyan Funeral Home of Milford, PA. Interment will take place at the convenience of the family in Branchville Cemetery, Branchville, NJ.

Memorial contributions in Betty Jean’s name may be made to Compassionate care Hospice, 237 East Brown St., East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

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