Betty R. Press

Betty R. Press

Betty R. Press (Rudbart) of West Orange died Oct. 8, 2014. Born in Newark, she moved to Union after World War II before settling in West Orange for 60 years. 

Mrs. Press worked during World War II for the U.S. War Department’s Office of Dependency Benefits.

She graduated from high school in Newark and attended Rider College. 

She was active in Women’s American ORT and was a member of B’nai Shalom in West Orange for over 50 years.

Predeceased by her husband of over 63 years, Irving D., in 2007, she is survived by her daughter, Shelley Press-Sampson (Steven Sampson) of Stony Brook, NY; her son, Michael R. (Susan) of Morristown; and five grandchildren. 

Services were held Oct. 12 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.

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