Hatsue "Betty" Sipley, 88 years of age, who came to the US in 1954 and was a long time resident of Hardwick Twp., NJ, passed away on March 31, 2018 in Newton, NJ.She was born on December 29, 1929 in Sangnacio, Philipines to the late Yasukichi and Pacencia (Potat) Funatsu. She had worked on the Assembly line at James Alexander Company, Frelinghuysen Twp. She was an avid NY Mets baseball fan and got great pleasure from watching hummingbirds. She also loved working in her flower garden.
She is survived by a son Timothy, Hardwick, NJ, two daughters, Sandra Sabol and husband Tom, Wind Gap, PA, Lori May and husband Gary, Blairstown, NJ, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Floyd, "Bob" Sipley in 1994.
A period of visitation will be held from 11AM to 1 PM, Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ (use Columbia for GPS) with a funeral service at 1 PM. Interment will be at Stillwater Cemetery, Stillwater, NJ.
Donations may be made in Hatsue's memory to the Blairstown Ambulance Corp., P.O. Box 389, Blairstown, NJ 07825.