Betty Danik

Obituary of Betty Collins Danik

South Plainfield – Betty Collins Danik, 95, passed away peacefully early Monday morning of September 14, 2020 at home.


Born in Morristown, Betty resided in Roselle Park before settling to South Plainfield in 1960 where she and her late husband, Frank, raised their family.


In her high school years, Betty performed in musicals and enjoyed singing.  She was talented when it came to all kinds of crafts; embroidery, needlepoint, sewing and quilting.  Betty made quilts for her children, grandchildren and friends.  She was also a talent in the kitchen, where she loved to cook and bake.


Predeceased by her husband, Frank A. Danik; two children, Gregory Thomas Danik and Paula L. Ryan and four siblings; surviving are her three children, Maryellen Danik Strauss, Diane Danik and Steven Danik and wife Lynne; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 9:15AM in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield NJ 07080 followed by a funeral mass in Sacred Heart RC Church, South Plainfield at 10:15AM.


Burial will follow in St. Gertrude’s Cemetery, Colonia.


Family and friends may gather in the funeral home on Friday from 4-7PM.


In Lieu of Flowers donations can be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to Haven Hospice - JFK Medical Center



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 18, 2020
McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals
2425 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States


11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, September 19, 2020
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:15 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Sacred Heart RC Church
149 South Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Family and friends may gather in the funeral home at 9:15AM prior to mass.
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