Born in Reading, MA on March 27, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Mary B. (Doucette) Sullivan. Betty was raised in Reading and attended Reading Memorial High School. She worked as a Real Estate Agent, a nursing assistant in a North Reading nursing home and home care aide.
She had a love for her family her faith and the Lord. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed family gatherings with siblings, children and grandchildren. She kept current with politics and political discussions. Betty was a resident of North Reading for the past 57 years and a member of the Trinity Evangelical Church for many years.
Family members include her sons, Gary Rodgers of North Andover, Steven Rodgers and his wife Kristin and Michael Rodgers and his partner Susan Fino, all of North Reading and her late daughter, Linda Rodgers; brothers, Ronald, Richard and Russell Sullivan, late brothers, Charles, Jr. and Robert Sullivan; sisters, Janet White and Marilyn Healey, late sisters, Dorothy Lunt, Elinor Dooley and Judith Akin; grandchildren, Alida Rodgers, Greg Rodgers, Vanessa Rodgers, Sarah Gillespie, Erika Toronto and great grandchildren, Emma, William, Gabriel, and Lincoln.
Visiting hours will be held at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading, on Monday, November 6 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 7 at 10:00 AM at the Trinity Evangelical Church, 105 Haverhill Street in North Reading. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in North Reading. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Mystic Valley Elder Services, 300 Commercial Street, No. 19, Malden, MA 02148. www.croswellfuneralhome.com