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Beatrice Belton

May 14, 1931 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old
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Beatrice Belton Obituary

Beatrice Belton was born on May14, 1931 in Matawan, NJ Daughter of the late Ellisa Dorothy Anderson Holt and the late Roy Holt. She departed this life on January 9, 2024 at home surrounded by family and close friends. She attended and graduated from the Matawan township school system in Monmouth County. Her parents later moved to Somerset, NJ where she met and later married Arthur Lee Belton who had moved to New Jersey from Shreveport, Louisiana To this union they had 10 children and was married for 52 years until Arthur went home to be with the Lord in October, 2003 Beatrice was a homemaker most of her life taking care of her husband and children. In September, 1978 Beatrice went to work at Rutgers, The State University of NJ where she worked for 25 years. After she retired, she became a member of a social club called the Jet Sets in Somerset, NJ along with her husband Arthur. She believed in living life to the fullest and she and her husband began to travel to places like Hawaii,Canada,London, and the Bahama’s. Beatrice truly enjoyed being with her family and friends especially when it was time for the backyard barbecues and family reunions, she would say call everybody and tell them to bring a dish and don’t come empty handed. Beatrice also loved God and was a member of The First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens for years and later in life she received the Lord as her personal Savior. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and always tried to be of help to anyone she could, and she will truly be missed. In addition to her parents Beatrice was predeceased by her husband Arthur L Belton, her son Wayne A Belton and two great grandsons Ted Williams Jr and Charles Cathcart 3rd. She leaves to cherish her memory one sister, Isabelle Seawright New Brunswick, NJ one sister-in-law Missionary Minnie Reynolds New Brunswick, NJ two special longtime friends Bernice Fears Somerset, NJ and Mary Searight Eatontown, NJ nine children, eight daughters and one son. Beverly Jackson(Calvin) Willingboro, NJ Aldean Belton Somerset, NJ Veronica Sutton(Willie) New Brunswick, NJ Cynthia Howard(late Albert) Somerset, NJ Debra Brown( Keith) Somerset, NJ Denise Grovenor(Earl) Townsend, Ga Shari Henderson(late Harold) Terry Parris( Antonio) Edison, NJ Kenneth L Belton(Benita) Cherry Hill, Nj 37 Grandchildren,71 Great grandchildren 23 Great Great grandchildren, one special son Edward Smith Somerset, NJ and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Friday
January 26, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
771 Somerset Street
Somerset, NJ 08873

Celebration of Life
Friday
January 26, 2024

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
771 Somerset Street
Somerset, NJ 08873

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