Betty Barnett

Betty Barnett

Betty C. Barnett (Cobbs) of Westfield died April 13, 2019. She was born in 1927 in Brooklyn.

Mrs. Barnett worked as an early childhood educator at Flatbush Co-operative, and was then one of the founders of the nursery school at Temple Emanu-El in Westfield. She also worked in the family owned business until she retired.

She graduated from Mills College, Oakland, Calif.

She was an avid bowling champion, a tennis player, softball coach for her daughters, a transcriber of books into Braille, and a pioneer of juried craft shows in New Jersey.

Predeceased by her husband of over 69 years, Seymour Barnett, and a daughter-in-law, Siljoy Barnett, she is survived by her son, Peter (Susan); two daughters, Nancy and Ruth (David); six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were handled by Gutterman Brothers. Memorial contributions may be made to Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad,
P.O. Box 356, Westfield, N.J. 07091.

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