Of Markland Woods, Etobicoke, passed peacefully in her home, Sept 8th, 2019, in her 81st year, on Grandparents Day following visits from immediate family Christopher (Caroline) and Keith, grandchildren Kaitlyn and Catherine; dearest friends Joan and Ron Shepherd, goddaughter Laura Shepherd, Maureen Lawson; neighbours Donna (Simon) Umbach; Caregivers Denise and Cary, Peter R.N.; and by phone sister-in-law Elaine King.
Betsy was born to Rene and Stuart King in The Pas, Manitoba, and was raised in Winnipeg with her brother Ross King (of Stuart N. King Optical) (deceased). She was married on Nov 8 1958 to Thomas Bruce Elliott (June 8, 1935-Nov 28, 2015) and supported him throughout his Engineering career with Ontario Hydro. Following retirement from The Etobicoke School Board, where she enjoyed the camaraderie of the School of Experiential Education for many years, she and Tom travelled worldwide, celebrated their grandchildren at their lakeside cottage in Muskoka, and ran a bicycle rental business in Port Elgin, Ontario.
A Funeral Service following cremation, will be conducted at Turner & Porter, Neweduk-Erin Mills Chapel, 1981 Dundas St. West, Mississauga, at 2:00 pm.
We invite friends and family to stay for a reception to celebrate our loving memories with photos, a small repast and music.
To memorialize our gratitude for Betsy’s lifelong blessings, please consider, donations to our local Deacon’s Cupboard Foodbank charity at St Peter’s Anglican Church, Mississauga Rd., Mississauga.