Elizabeth A. “Betty” Rudewick (nee: Sotack) 89, of Chatham, formerly of Mount Arlington and North Brunswick, New Jersey, passed away on Monday, July 2, 2018 at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Born and raised in Freeland, Pennsylvania, Betty lived in North Brunswick for over 30 years before moving to Mt. Arlington. She has spent the last 5 years in Chatham. Betty loved participating in the Seniors Club at Berkshire Hills, Mt. Arlington, where she had very close friends. She enjoyed traveling and the beach at Point Pleasant, where she had a home. Betty was an extremely generous person who loved to laugh. She was beloved by all of her family and friends.
Predeceased by her husband Joseph J. Rudwick, and many brothers and sisters; Betty was survived by her daughters Patricia Short and her husband Bob of Chatham, New Jersey, and Sharon Gallear and her husband Dale of Lewes, Delaware; grandchildren Matt Short, Jenna Short, Lisa Chewning and her husband Tim, Beth Dolan and her husband Mike, Krys Gallear and Amanda Gallear; great grandchildren Mackensie, Oliver and Miles Chewning, and Harry and Nate Dolan. Betty is also survived by her brother Stephen Sotack of Crofton, Maryland.
There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date. Cremation was private. Those who wish to make a contribution in memory of Betty may do so, to one of the charities that meant the most to her: The Seeing Eye, for their work with seeing eye dogs, at P.O. Box 375, Morristown, New Jersey 07963; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at P.O. Box 78135, Philadelphia, PA 19178-1352, or to a Veteran’s Charity of your choice.