Obituary: Betty June Klos Lundy

Betty June Klos Lundy, 85, of Frankford Township, N.J., passed away Monday, September 26, 2016, at home.

Betty was born in Maplewood, N.J., to the late Louis and Elizabeth nee (Stoz) Klos. She was a 1948 graduate of Newton High School, where she played trombone in the marching band. Later that year, Betty married the love of her life, Dayton Lundy, Sr. She drove the Book Mobile for the Sussex County Library, was a tour guide for a travel agency, traveled extensively, and also owned and operated “Lundy’s” Restaurant. After her children graduated high school, Betty returned to school in the 1970s, became an LPN, and was employed at Newton Memorial Hospital.

Music was an enormous part of Betty’s life, she was an accomplished pianist and sang the opening National Anthem at the Sussex County Fair with her Mezzo Soprano voice. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the First Presbyterian Church of Branchville. An avid Roller Skater, Betty continued skating well into her 70s. Betty was always proud of her father, who purchased the first ambulance which started Blue Ridge Rescue Squad. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, as well as a caregiver to her husband for many years. She will be greatly missed.

Betty is survived by her husband of 67 years, Dayton Lundy, Sr., whom she married on October 30, 1948; her children, Lou Ann Lundy Woloszyn and husband, Richie, of Sussex, N.J., and Dayton Lundy, Jr., and wife, Kerry, of Kingman, Ariz.; her grandchildren, Christopher Woloszyn and wife, Alissia, of Frankford, N.J., Lenora Lundy of Kingman, Ariz., Donniel Woloszyn of Sussex, N.J., and Robert Lundy of Kingman, Ariz.; eight great-grandchildren; as well as many cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, September 29, at the Wood Funeral Home, 16 Main Street, Branchville, N.J. Interment will follow in Branchville Cemetery. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursday, September 29, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, PO Box 232, Branchville, NJ 07826. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodfuneralhome.net.