Shirley Krieger Budetti
AGE: 91 • formerly of Highland Park
Shirley Krieger Budetti passed away on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Vitas Hospice in Aventura, Florida. Shirley was 91 years old. Born in Toronto, Canada, Shirley spent many years of her life in Highland Park, New Jersey before moving to Florida in 1977. In her early years while raising her children, she was an active community volunteer, President of the Jesse Sampter Chapter of Hadassah and President of the Highland Park Lions Club Women's Auxiliary.
Later she owned and operated Shirley K Gifts and Cosmetics on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick featuring her own private-label cosmetic line. More recently she was one of the founders of the Turnberry Chapter of Hadassah in Aventura, Florida, where she served as President and on numerous committees and projects. In 1995 Hadassah honored Shirley as Woman of the Year. Above all else, Shirley enjoyed spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Shirley was preceded in death by: her first husband, Milton Krieger, (married 35 years); her husband, Julius Siegel (married one year), and her husband, Dr. Joseph Budetti (married nearly 30 years) who passed away on July 28, 2013; her parents, Harry Deitel and Lillian Larido, and her brother, Norman Deitel. She is survived by her loving family: son, Jeffrey (Adrienne) of Miami Beach, Florida, son, David of Monroe Township, New Jersey and daughter, Judy Perla (Robert) of North Brunswick, New Jersey; grandchildren, Matthew Krieger (Veronica), Lindsay Krieger Zaken (Jordan), Rachel Perla Ralles (Michael), Meredith Perla Segal (Ted) and great-grandchildren, Alexander Zaken, Sabrina Zaken, Jack Ralles, Benjamin Ralles and Emma Segal.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at noon at Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple on 222 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Burial will be at Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Donations may be made in her memory to Hadassah. Arrangements are by Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, 239 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick.