POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ Elizabeth V. "Betty" Purdy, 96, of Pohatcong Township, NJ, passed away September 17, 2021 at St. Luke's Anderson Campus. Born May 29, 1925 in Easton, PA, Betty was the daughter of the late Stanley B. and Mary E. (Clause) Pursel. She formerly worked at Ingersoll-Rand, Phillipsburg. Betty was a lifelong member of St. James Lutheran Church (Straw Church), Greenwich Township and was a member of the Huntington Volunteer Fire Department Association. Her husband, the late John W. "Jack" Purdy died October 28, 1984. Betty is survived by two daughters, Jackie Finocchio and her husband, Joseph, of Bethlehem Township, PA and Jill Purdy of Phillipsburg; grandchildren, Robert and John Hoadley and Kyle Purdy, Joseph Finocchio and his wife, Janelle, Jonna Finocchio and her partner, Stephanie, Jacob Finocchio and his wife, Natalie; two great-grandsons, Jackson and Leo Finocchio, and two brothers, Alvin and Robert Pursel. A daughter, Nancy Hoadley, and Nancy's husband, Robert "Bink," and a brother, Thomas, all died earlier. The family would like to thank her loyal McDonald's friends and lifetime friends for sending her many notes and cards throughout the years. Your friendship meant the world to her. Visitation will be held 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday, in the Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 South Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ. (www.noto-wynkoop.com
) and again from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Tuesday, in the church, 1213 US-22, Stewartsville, NJ. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in St. James Lutheran Cemetery, Greenwich Township, NJ. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donation to the Huntington Volunteer Fire Department Association. Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home 289 S. Main Street Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 (908)454-4553
Published by The Express Times from Sep. 18 to Sep. 19, 2021.