Elizabeth Jane Gielen Bedotto

September 28, 1932March 31, 2013

Elizabeth Jane Bedotto, 80, of Apex died, Sunday, March 31, 2013. She was born in West Paterson, NJ on September 28, 1932 to Cyril Gielen and Josephine Kettman Gielen.

Mrs. Bedotto is survived by her friend of 75 years and husband of 62 years, James Bedotto; son: William J. Bedotto and wife, Phyllis of Cary; daughter: Carol A. Tedeschi and husband, Thomas of Vernon, NJ; sisters: Mary, Margaret, and Cyrilla. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Apex Funeral Home, 550 W. Williams St., Apex. A funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday, April 4, 2013 in the Chapel of Apex Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Wake Memorial Park, Cary.

Those considering memorial contributions may make them to Hospice of Harnett Co, 111A North Ellis Ave. Dunn, NC 28334.

Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 4, 2013

Elizabeth Jane Gielen Bedotto

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April 13, 2013

Dear Bill and family: We send our condolences on the death of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Best regards,
Bob and Lois Comer

Wyatt, Dee, Dalton, Austen

April 4, 2013

Dear Jim and family,

May you feel God's loving arms around you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Bill & Mary Wilkins

April 3, 2013

Jim and Family
Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Mary and I will always remember the good times we had together; the birthday cakes and the car shows.Betty was a wonderful friend and will always be remembered.

Maria Wroblewski

April 3, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Renee Matthai

April 3, 2013

Dear Jim and Family: Betty was always such a wonderful friend to all of us at the Apex Community Center. We will never forget her kindness, amazing smile, and the beautiful handmade items she shared with us. Always thinking of others, she was so generous with her time and talents. She will never be forgotton by those of us who had the honor of sharing a friendship with her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

George and Kathy Dossena

April 2, 2013

Jim and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. We have many fond memories of happy times spent with you and Betty both and those are the times that we will remember. Heaven has another beautiful angel.

April 2, 2013

Dear Jim and Family,
You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loving wife and mother. Betty was a wonderful friend and we have many fond memories of her. May you find peace through the Lord and may He bless you all.
Sincerely, Cathy and Mike Sesera