MAYWOOD, N.J. – Elizabeth "Betty" Bodenstein, of Maywood, died Monday, March 21. She was 82.
Before retiring, she worked as an executive secretary for American Standard in New York City for 32 years. She was an avid skier who enjoyed horseback riding, reading, tennis, the Met at Lincoln Center, Central Park and over 50 years of sailing on the Long Island Sound and Shelter Island.
She is survived by her nieces, Catherine Doherty, Teresa Zambrano and Eileen Smith; her nephews, James and Michael Doherty; and cousin Robert Bodenstein; and beloved friend and neighbor, Tom Ryan.
She was predeceased by her partner, Frank Dietz, in 2011; and her sister, Jeanne Doherty, in 2009.
Family will receive friends Friday, March 25, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 113 S. Farview Ave., Paramus. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.
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