(nee Yancigay), of Paramus, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the age of 97. Betty was born to John & Anna Yancigay on November 7, 1921 in New York City. She was raised in Teaneck, NJ, the youngest of 7 children. Betty met her husband Ted in 1942 while they were both working in the milling department at Bendix Aviation. They married in 1944 and 3 years later built their home in Paramus where they lived together for 71 years. Betty worked for the Paramus Board of Ed as a secretary at East Brook Junior High School. She was a wonderful homemaker and cook and loved baking in her kitchen. She was well known for her rhubarb pies as well as rhubarb and raspberry jams. Betty was a Cub Scout den mother and Girl Scout leader. She played on the Bendix softball team, was in a bowling league, and played tennis until the age of 90. Betty enjoyed watching her grandchildren's baseball games and swim meets. She was kind, thoughtful, generous, and selfless, always caring more about the needs of others before herself.