Betty Kolodziejski, age 82, of New Philadelphia, and a former New Cumberland resident, died late Saturday night, Oct. 31, 2009, in Union Hospital at Dover after a five month illness.
Betty was born March 22, 1927 in Sherrodsville, and was the daughter of the late Anthony "Tony" and Julia Welk (Dale) Wojcik.
She was a homemaker for most of her life and at one time helped her family operate their farm, and worked in the former Sunset Valley Bakery, also operated by her family. Betty loved animals and cared for and kept her beloved pet dogs.
She is survived by a brother, Edward F. (Martha) Wojcik and a nephew, David (Susan) Wojcik, all of Sherrodsville.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Theodore V. "Ted" Kolodziejski, whom she married Oct. 9, 1946, died Jan. 30, 1991, and a sister, Helen Wojcik.
Funeral services were held Nov. 6, 2009, in Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville with Rev. Lester Stephens officiating. Interment was in Leesville Cemetery. To send an online condolence visit the funeral home website at www.baxtergardner.com.