Betty Ferraro

Obituary of Betty Lou Ferraro

Betty Lou Ferraro, 83, passed away on July 16, 2022, in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Betty was born on March 6, 1939 in Paterson, N.J. to John and Alice (Coleman) Ferraro.

Betty grew up as child in Paterson, New Jersey where she attended Catholic School. Betty later moved to Seaside Park, N.J. during her junior year in High School. As a young teen, Betty worked at Berkeley Sweet Shop on the Boardwalk and met future husband Bob Steinbach on the beach in 1956. After graduating from Central Regional High School in Bayville, Betty went to work for Ocean Co. National Bank in Point Pleasant until she married Bob in 1962.

In 1969, Bob and Betty moved to Florida with their two children where they owned The Imperial Motel in Sarasota, Florida. Betty spent most of her career as a homemaker and Real Estate agent.

Betty loved cooking, dancing and being with her family. She would often recall fond memories of growing up around her grandmother, aunts, and uncles where they would spend Sundays having big Italian meals.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents John and Alice Ferraro, her daughter Sharon Wyckoff, brother-in-law Ralph Sveda, nephew Ralph Sveda Jr.

Betty is survived by her son Joe (Dawne) of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; her sister Lucretia Sveda of Connecticut; her grandchildren Ashley Steinbach, Michael Steinbach, Zachary Wyckoff; her nieces and nephews Lucretia Sveda, Donna Smith, Allison Landfors, Nanette Bergin, Mark Sveda and Stacy Steinbach Westmoreland.

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