Kennedy, Elizabeth (Betty)
Kennedy, Elizabeth (Betty) Passed away peacefully at Stanford place in Parksville, B.C. on July 10, 2011 at the age of 101. She was predeceased by her husband Robert in 1993. Survived by sons Philip (Donna) of Parksville and Warren (Helen) of Cochiti Lake, New Mexico; grandchildren Todd (Carolyn) Oakville, Ont.; Jill ( Pieter) North Vancouver ; Dean Mesa, Arizona; Mitchell (Ira) Mississauga, Ont.: Trisha (Roger) Fort Collins, Colorado; great grandchildren Olivia, Lokela, and Alexander.
Betty was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1909. She became a school teacher in rural Manitoba where she met her husband Rob and they were married in 1937. They farmed at Poplar Point, Manitoba where Betty was very active in the community. She was an avid gardener, curler and golfer. Upon retirement they moved to Kelowna in 1978. In 1998 she moved to Lakeside Gardens in Nanaimo where she spent twelve wonderful years. Many thanks to the kind staff of Stanford Place for their compassion and care.
Friends so wishing may make memorial donations to: Grandmothers to Grandmothers, Stephen Lewis Foundation, 260 Spadina Ave, Suite 501, Toronto, Ont, M5T 2E4.
A memorial service will be held at Brechin United Church, 1998 Estevan Road, Nanaimo on August 01, 2011 at 2:00pm.