Betty Heiney, a longtime Monroe resident, was a popular teacher at Masuk

Betty Heiney

Elizabeth “Betty” Rose Heiney, 89, of Monroe, passed away peacefully in her home on June 22, 2023.  Born in Bordentown, N.J., to the late Charles Chard and Marion Blomgreen Rose, Betty was a Monroe resident for the last 50 years.

A graduate of Moorestown Friends High School, Moorestown, N.J., Wilson College, Chambersburg, Penn., (BA), and Cornell University (MA), Betty taught Social Studies at Hamilton High School, Highland Park, N.J., Milford High School, Milford and Masuk High School in Monroe until her retirement in 1994.

After retirement, Betty volunteered for 16 years at Bridgeport Hospital Emergency Department. She loved to travel (having taken over 20 trips abroad with her late husband, Harold), classical music, Broadway musicals, watching “Jeopardy” and the Mets, as well as being the leader of the Hammertown Road Marching Band.

She was an active member of the Monroe Congregational Church Choir and volunteered her time with WMNR Fine Arts Radio, Monroe.

Betty was predeceased by her loving husband of 54 years, Harold G. Heiney, and her daughter, Karen J. Brown.

Betty is survived by her son, Greg Heiney of Lakeland, Fla., her daughter, Sue Waters of Monroe, her brother, Charles Rose of Pennsylvania, and her sister, Doris Rose of Vermont.

A service celebrating Betty’s life will take place Saturday, July 29, at 10 a.m. in the Monroe Congregational Church, 34 Church St., Monroe, with a reception to follow. If your wardrobe permits, please wear something red.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial donation to Monroe Congregational Church, 34 Church St., Monroe, CT 06468 or WMNR Fine Arts Radio, PO Box 920, Monroe, CT 06468.

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