Betty Joyce Hurwitz Rothman

by | Apr 20, 2023 | Obituaries

Raleigh, N.C. –Betty Joyce Hurwitz Rothman passed away in a Raleigh hospital after a long illness on March 29, 2023.
She was born February 13, 1948 to Louis Hurwitz and Eva Cogan Hurwitz in Norfolk, Va. She graduated from Old Dominion University and taught elementary school at Jacox Elementary. Once she moved to North Carolina, she continued to teach as a popular substitute in elementary schools. More recently, she was very involved in her local chapter of the Civitan Club. Betty was often described as very sweet and kind, and never hesitated to help her family.
Betty was predeceased by her husband, Leon Rothman, who she cared for tirelessly for many years due to his battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She is survived by her sister, Sherrill Hurwitz, of Norfolk, Va., and her sons Martin and Eric (Alicia) and her grandchil-dren Sophie, Shaley, and Reagan, all of Raleigh.
She was laid to rest March 30, 2023 at Raleigh Hebrew Cemetery.