81, of Bayonne, passed away at Jersey City Medical Center, on June 18 surrounded by her loved ones. Elizabeth was born and raised in Bayonne in 1935 to Elizabeth (nee: Hughes) and John James, who immigrated from Ireland and Wales. Betty lived in Bayonne, graduating from St. Andrew’s grammar school and Holy Family Academy. Betty worked on Wall Street for a few years, before working and retiring from the Bayonne Board of Education in Bayonne High School after 38 years as a secretary. She was a wife to the late Stephen Gaeta, and together they had three sons. She was a mother to the late John M. Gaeta, Thomas Gaeta, and Stephen and his wife Anita Gaeta. Grandmother to Stephen Jr., Ashley, and Sean Gaeta. A sister to Vincent James and his wife Mercedes. Elizabeth was also predeceased by her parents John and Elizabeth James, her brother John James, and her sister Maureen McHugh. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.