Betty Jane Brown was born in Browntown in 1916. She grew up in Browntown
where her mother, Lillian, worked at the bank in Wyalusing,
Betty, along with siblings Lewis, Doris, and Louise, had a happy childhood
and all graduated from Wyalusing High School, Betty graduated in 1933.  She was
a gifted artist and also played on the basketball team. She married
Anthony Solowiej in 1936 and relocated to the Binghamton, NY area. They had
four children, David, Suzy, Toni, and John. She remarried in 1966 to
Joseph Zedar and they had a happy life together until she was widowed in 1994.
She maintained an active social life - tap dancing until age 87- and family life
with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren until she passed
away at the age of 90 in 2007. She was adored by all who knew her and often
shared how the happiest times of her younger life were growing up in
Wyalusing. This Memorial provides for 2 $5000 scholarships each year to a graduating senior. 

 

The Betty Jane Brown Scholarship Application