Betty Jane de Sherbinin, of Pittsboro, NC, and formerly of Chatham, NJ, passed away on September 27, 2013 after a brief illness; she was 86.
Born in White Plains, NY to the late James and Evelyn Quillen Callan, Betty spent her childhood in Fairfield, CT. She graduated from Roosevelt Nursing School in New York City, in 1948, and began a career as a public health nurse. In 1950, she married Robert Bob de Sherbinin.
She loved her family, the beach, reading books, playing bridge and music. Betty had recently retired from singing with the Fearrington Village Voices. She was a great soup maker, enjoyed a good laugh and was a friend to many.
Betty is predeceased by her husband, Robert; survived by her daughters, Lynne de Sherbinin, of North Carolina and Jan McIntosh Bruce and grandson, Nigel, of Pennsylvania; a brother, James Callan Rinda of Florida; and several nieces & nephews.
There will be a private celebration of her life
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Fearrington Cares,
2020 Fearrington Post, Pittsboro, NC 27312, Fearrington Village Voices or a charity of your choice.