Harry William Betts

Died at home in Cedar, Vancouver Island, B.C. on Thursday August 22, 2013 aged 91. He was born on July 19, 1922 in Alberta, and relocated to Mayook, B.C. at an early age with his family who were pioneers of the area. During WWII he served with the RCAF in England as an aircraft engines mechanic, and in 1950 he married the late Betty Betts in Cranbrook. They lived there with their family until moving in 1979 to Vancouver Island. Harry is survived by his children: Barbara (Keven Hicks), Linda (Paul Spottiswood), Shirley, Patricia, Allan, Yvonne, Evelyn (Percy Tipping) and Bob; granddaughters: Natalie (Alex Ball), Lauren, Brianna (Scott Bickerton) and Tina; grandsons: Joey, Adam and Spencer; his sister, Thelma; and brother, Vincent; as well as many nephews and nieces.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 14th at 2 p.m. at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1720 Bowen Road (on Townsite Rd), Nanaimo, BC.

First Memorial Funeral Services

Nanaimo 250-754-8333

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