In Memory of



Obituary for Betty Pellet

Devoted mother and grandmother Betty Pellet, 89, passed away Thursday,
April 27, 2023, with her family by her side. Betty was born on February 10,
1934 to Rutherford and Ruth Smith (nee Jenson), and grew up in Hatboro,
After graduating from Penn State with a degree in journalism, Betty moved
to New York City and worked at Mutual of NY (MONY). She married Robert
Pellet in 1959 and moved to New Jersey, where they raised their children,
Jeffrey and Jennifer Pellet, in Edison. Betty played an important role in
starting and growing Coleman & Pellet, Inc., the successful public relations
firm launched by her husband Bob and his business partner Joe Coleman
in Union, NJ. As the business grew, Betty's responsibilities grew, and she
retired as the firm’s head of finance and operations.
An avid reader, Betty founded a book group in her local community and
was known for her tennis prowess, passion for travel and support of wildlife
Betty was predeceased by her beloved husband, Bob, and is survived by
her loving son, Jeffrey Pellet, and his companion, Lisa Marcinelli, and her
daughter, Jennifer Pellet and her husband, Michael Gelfand. Betty is also
survived by her grandchildren, Benton Pellet, Jonathan Pellet, Joshua
Gelfand and Jacob Gelfand, and her former daughter-in-law, Sarah Quinn.
A celebration of Betty's life will be held at a later date. Condolences can be
made to the family at . In lieu of flowers,
please consider a contribution in her memory to The Dementia Society of America