The love story of Jim and Betty Babjak

Jim and Betty Babjak were high school sweethearts who shared a Hungarian heritage, fondness for Tom Jones and Wayne Newton,  a 32 year marriage and a deep love for each other. Read about the love story of Jim and his late wife Betty as told by journalist Chris Jordan.

The Smithereens love story of Jim and Betty Babjak

by Chris Jordan
Asbury Park Press
October 21, 2016
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““We have mutual friends of relatives from Hungary,” said Jim. “I don’t remember it, but (Jim and Betty’s parents) have pictures of me with her mom while she was pregnant with Betty.”

 

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Jim and Betty Babjak