Shrewsbury/Worcester – Betty Lee Sundeen, 87 passed away on October 29th 2023 after a long period of declining health.
Betty was born on June 13th, 1936 in New York. She was the daughter of Bruce and Marion Hoffman. Betty was raised and educated in Shrewsbury, MA. She graduated from Major Howard W. Beal High School.
For many years Betty was a homemaker raising her four children in Shrewsbury. She was very involved in the Scandinavian Athletic Club where she worked in the kitchen. Betty together with her longtime companion “Duf” owned and operated Betty and Duf’s 5th Wheel Diner.
They retired from the diner in 1997. In retirement, Betty and Duf snowbirded in FL and enjoyed their spot in Point Judith, RI.
Betty leaves behind her children Andrea Dowd of Edgewater FL, Denise Burdett and her husband Rex of Shrewsbury and Dana Sundeen and his wife Lisa of Shrewsbury. Betty also leaves behind her grandchildren PJ and Kerri Sundeen, Erica Negron, Karlie and Kurtis Sundeen and his wife Katelyn. Betty is predeceased by her longtime companion Lionel “Duf” Dufault, her son Paul Sundeen and her grandchildren Robert and Matthew Dowd.
Betty’s love for cooking and spending time with her family were her greatest joys. She will be missed.
A graveside service will be held at a later date.
Any memorial donations can be made to the St. Anne’s Food Pantry, 130 Boston Turnpike Road Shrewsbury, MA 01545.