July 20, 1935 – March 25, 2021
Betty passed away on March 25, 2021 in Trail, BC. She was born on July 20, 1935 in Vidora, Saskatchewan to Vestal and Thomas Watson. She was one of nine children.
Betty was predeceased by her husband Jack in 1986, daughters Gerry and Terri, brother Gordon, and sisters Dora, Marian, Florence and Birdie. She is survived by her daughter Mary Lynn (Stan), 8 grandchildren, 10 great- grandchildren, siblings Bob, Ruth and Edward, sister-in-law Agnes and many nieces and nephews.
She was a member of the United Church in Rossland and was active in the Deborah Rebekah Lodge and the Birthday Club. In her younger years she enjoyed bowling, curling and softball. Betty worked various retail jobs in Rossland over a period of 30 years and was well known in the community by many people of all ages. Her constant smile and friendly personality will be remembered forever.
Special thanks to the United Church Ladies, Home Support, Dr. Fisher, Dr. Baxter and Dr. Benzer.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Betty’s name may be made to St. Andrew’s United Church (Rossland) Heritage Rehabilitation Project, making cheques payable to ‘Communities in Faith Pastoral Charge’, 1300 Pine Avenue, Trail, BC, V1R 4E6; or by going to the website www.cifpc.ca to the “Donate Now” page and donating online.
Cremation has taken place and her ashes will be laid to rest alongside her husband in Mountain View Cemetery. There will be a private family celebration at a later date. Andreas Schmitz of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation ServicesTM has been entrusted with arrangements.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca
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