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Betty Jane (Ridgway) Pentecost

February 9, 2024

Betty Pentecost Obituary

Betty Jane Pentecost, age 93, of Lower Alloway's Creek passed away, surrounded by her family, on Friday, February 9th 2024 in Inspira Medical Center, Mannington.

Born in Salem, she is the daughter of the late Edwin and Dorothy Nittinger Ridgway.  Betty was a secretary for the Rutgers Extension Service.  She was a member of the 1947 Class of Salem High School where she served as class treasurer.  Betty was a former Mrs. LAC Sportsman's Show winner and a member of the "Hen Party."  She enjoyed dancing and loved spending time with her kids and grandkids. Betty is survived by her daughters, Sandra Collins (George) of Polo, Missouri and Dottie Coleman (Skip) of Lower Alloway's Creek; six grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.  She is predeceased by her husband, Gerald W. Pentecost; brothers, Edwin Ridgway and Lee Ridgway; and her sister, Lois Huff. 

Services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 15th 2024 at WOODSIDE FUNERAL HOME, 613 Salem Quinton Rd., Salem, NJ 08079 (Quinton Twp.) where family and friends may visit from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Burial will take place at the Salem County Veterans Cemetery, 719 NJ-45, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098.

Contributions in Betty's memory may be made to LAC Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, PO Box 197, Hancock's Bridge, NJ 08038 or to the Pennsville Animal Shelter, 94 Industrial Park Rd., Pennsville, NJ 08070 or to the Hancock's Bridge United Methodist Church, PO Box 116, 50 Main St., Quinton, NJ 08072.

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February 15, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Woodside Funeral Home - Quinton
613 Salem Quinton Rd. (Rt. 49)
Quinton, NJ 08072

Funeral Service
February 15, 2024

11:00 AM
Woodside Funeral Home - Quinton
613 Salem Quinton Rd. (Rt. 49)
Quinton, NJ 08072

February 15, 2024

12:30 PM
Salem Co. Veteran's Cemetery
719 NJ-45
Pilesgrove, NJ 08098


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