Elizabeth J. “Betty” Rousseau, 76

Elizabeth J. “Betty Rousseau, 76, of Murrells Inlet, SC formerly of Highstown, NJ, passed away peacefully Monday, November 26, 2018 at Tidelands Health Rehabilitation Hospital.


Born in Providence, RI, Betty was the daughter of the late Joseph Ward Brogden and A. Miriam Machon Brogden. She loved reading, decorating her home for the holidays and traveling, especially on cruises. Betty was a die hard baseball fan who loved to cheer on her Red Sox and Myrtle Beach Pelicans.

Survivors include her loving husband Russell J. Rousseau; children, R. David Rousseau and his wife Debra Rousseau, Hamilton Square, NJ; Richard J. Rousseau and his wife Rhonda Rousseau of Acworth, GA; Barbara A. Rauscher and her husband Stephen Rauscher of Live Oak, FL; William C. Rousseau and his wife Patti Rousseau of Robbinsville, NJ; Robert P. Rousseau and his wife Gina or Reading, PA; 13 grandchildren; brother, George F. Brogden of Maine.


A private family service will be held.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Betty’s name to Sav-R-Cats International, Inc., 1117 Hwy. 544, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 or online at www.sav-r-cats.com

Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet , SC (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.


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