Betty Donovan

Obituary of Betty Mae Donovan

Betty Donovan ,65 of Egg Harbor Twp passed away on August 19.

She was born in Philadelphia Pa to David Donovan and Anastasia (Tutalavage) she resided most of her life in Atlantic County. Betty worked as a food server for many years before she retired from Taj Mahal after more than a decade there.

She enjoyed gardening, cooking, casino outings, and had a passion for horses. But her most immense joy was times spent with her grandchildren.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Jennifer Lax ,  Stacey Toral and her husband, Carlos. Her late daughter, Birdie Donovan, who she will reunite with.

Also, she leaves behind her sisters Birtie Tsapis(Donovan) who took care of her to the end. Pauline Donovan of Mass. Brothers Joseph Donovan (Linda) of Linwood and David Callen Donovan of Wildwood NJ. Brothers who have predeceased her are Thomas (Tommy) Donovan and Joel Meltz.

Also left behind to cherish her memory are six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends.

Betty will be reuniting with her best friend and love Michael Swat, along with others that have left us too soon including the father of her children Gary Lax.

Betty would want everyone to remember her with a happy memory and a smile. This is not a goodbye, but until we meet again.

Services will be private 

A Memorial Tree was planted for Betty
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at The Godfrey Funeral Home Of Egg Harbor Township