Ernestine Augusta Betor

ERNESTINE (HONEY) AUGUSTA HARBOURT BETOR EWING/HARDING TWP. (MORRISTOWN) - Ernestine (Honey) Augusta Betor (nee Harbourt) passed peacefully on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Morristown Medical Center. Ernie was a devoted wife and an inspirational Mom who helped everyone. She loved all of her family and was a great friend and Mom to everyone she met. Ernie was born and raised in Titusville, New Jersey. When she married her husband Major General George J. Betor (deceased November 12, 2009) on August 8, 1953, she moved to Trenton, then to Ewing Township in 1959. In November 2010, Ernie moved to Harding Township with caregiver and companion Dennis Forson to live with her daughter Jan. She graduated from Hopewell Township High School, and received additional diplomas from the Pollock School in Shorthand and Typewriting as well as The School of Industrial Arts for Dressmaking and Millinery. Daughter of the late Louise Goelz Harbourt and Matthew Stanley Harbourt, and sister of the late Olaf William Harbourt and the late Matthew Stanley Harbourt, Jr., Ernie is survived by her children Kathie Betor (Ian Gregory) of Beverly Hills, CA, Jan Betor (Tom Vargo) of Harding Township, NJ, George Betor (Cathy Betor) and three grandsons Tyler, Cody and Travis of Norwalk, CA, and Dennis Forson of Harding Township, as well as Annemarie DeAngelo and Caitlin and Brenna Grant of Ewing. Ernie is also survived by her sisters-in-law Joyce Harbourt of Titusville, NJ, and Hilda Harbourt of Vero Beach, FL, and nieces and nephews Harry, Carla, Nina and William Harbourt, JT Harbourt (Jen Nemmers), Suzy and Beau Gnann and M. Stanley Harbourt, III, Sondra and Heather Harbourt. In addition, Ernie is survived by brother-in-law Tony (Chick) Angelini of Ewing, cousins Dolores Higham of Hamilton Township, Antoune, Rita, and Steven Bechara of Mansfield Township, and Karen, Lance, and Cole Weintraub of Morristown. Calling hours will be Friday afternoon from 4-8 p.m. and Saturday morning from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. at the Hartmann Memorial Home located at 2830 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Township, NJ (Hhartmemhome@aol.com). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in The Sacred Heart Church, located at 343 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum at Ewing Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 877-832-6997.

Funeral Home

Hartmann Funeral Home
2830 Nottingham Way Mercerville, NJ 08619
(609) 394-5460
Published in The Trentonian on Feb. 12, 2014