Margaret J. Betz

Margaret J. Betz

AGE: 87 • Hammonton

Margaret J. Betz (nee Beddoes), of Hammonton, NJ, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013. She was 87. Margaret was the devoted wife of the late Harry A. Betz. She was the loving mother of Thomas and his wife Elizabeth of Cedarbrook, NJ Carol Ann and her husband Peter Nichols of Pokamoke City, MD, and Steven and his wife Mary of Pennington, NJ. She was the adoring grandmother of Julie, Abby, Matthew, Jamie, Luke and Libby. She was the caring sister of Katie Morris and John Beddoes, both of Toledo, Ohio.

Margaret was family-centered. She was active with both the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. She was an avid bridge player, a lifelong gardener and an antique doll collector. Margaret's hobbies included reading, bird watching, sewing, and vacationing at the Jersey Shore (Ocean City) yearly since 1951. She was a computer whiz and a follower of the Royal Family.

Funeral Services will be Saturday at 11 AM at the Lechner Funeral Home, 24 N. Main St., Medford. Burial is in Park View Cemetery, Medford. Relatives and friends may call from 10 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Margaret's memory may be made to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, PO Box 95, Mendham, NJ 07945-0045. Condolences can be sent at

Funeral Home

Lechner Funeral Home
24 North Main Street Medford, NJ 08055

Published in Courier-Post on July 25, 2013