Betty Lynn Grego Makarewicz died peacefully on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at the Hospice Home of Wake County in Raleigh, North Carolina, surrounded by her family. She was 59 years old. Born in Plainfield, she spent most of her life living in South Plainfield. She had been living in Apex, NC for the past 7 years. She was full of life, compassionate, charismatic, and loved her family and friends deeply.

Betty is survived by her husband George Makarewicz of Apex, NC; her daughter Rachel Modrak and her husband Eric of Cary, NC;  her son Adam Makarewicz and his wife Emily of Stirling, NJ and her granddaughter Tilley Makarewicz. She will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.

A memorial gathering will take place on Saturday, September 21st from 12 to 3pm at the South Plainfield Funeral Home, 2456 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, NJ.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC  27607 or online at  Condolences may be sent to