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Bennett Betty

BENNETT, Betty Loraine

1928 — 2017

Passed away peacefully at her home on October 18, 2017 at the age of 89.  Betty is survived by her loving husband Ken H. Bennett; three daughters, Anne (Don) Doolittle, Terry (Harry) Lent and Maureen (Ted) Angen; five of her six sons, Pat (Laurel) Bennett, Jim Bennett ( Emiko Sato), Mike Bennett (Christine Cameron), Jack Bennett (Liz Olsen) and Mark (Sandy) Bennett; 21 grandchildren and over 30 great grandchildren; brother Bill Prentice and his wife Betty; brother-in-law George Couldwell; cousin Nancy Watson (nee Adam); as well as a number of more distant cousins. She was predeceased by her son Ken Bennett (Jr.) and her sister Jane Couldwell (nee Prentice).

Betty was a loving wife, mother, grand and great-grandmother. All who knew her could not help but admire her quiet, patient, welcoming spirit. She had a great love of nature and of movement. She danced, swam, cycled, golfed, skated and skied for much of her life. Her daily walks with Ken, in all seasons, carried on into her final year of life.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:30 am at St. Edwards Catholic Church, 11123 Okanagan Centre Road East, Lake Country.  A Celebration of Betty’s Life and Reception will follow in the Church Hall.

The family wishes to offer special thanks to the Interior Health Home Care workers of Lake Country, the Healthy at Home staff, and to the nurses of the Central Okanagan Palliative Home Care Program, all of whom helped to make Betty’s last months at home comfortable.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Betty’s name to the Central Okanagan Palliative Home Care Program c/o KGH Foundation, 2268 Pandosy St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2, or the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, 300 – 828 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2.

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Service: Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

Location: St. Edwards Catholic Church

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Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Betty's name to the Central Okanagan Palliative Home Care Program c/o KGH Foundation, 2268 Pandosy St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2, or the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, 300 – 828 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2 Link: www.kghfoundation.com, www.alzheimer.ca/bc

 


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The service for BENNETT, Betty Loraine is scheduled for Friday, October 27, 2017 at 10:30 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

St. Edwards Catholic Church

11123 Okanagan Centre Road East Lake Country, BC

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Condolences

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to our good old friends, thé Bennetts. We’ll always think back fondly on the good times at Windermere. Wishing you an abundance of happy memories to get you through this difficult time. With Love, the Rocque Clan


    Condolence sent by: Jody Rocque-Guderyan on October 26, 2017 at 7:45 am

  • Ken

    My thoughts are with you and your family.

    With Sympathy,

    Carrol Allen


    Condolence sent by: Carrol Allen on October 26, 2017 at 8:13 am

  • Dear Bennett clan:
    I always remember the loving gatherings of the Catholic mafia out in Windermere. The Bennett’s the Bach’s and the Rocque’s were like one big family guided by the three Betty’s. Forever grateful for the loving friendship and a life time of memories.
    Greg Rocque


    Condolence sent by: Greg Rocque on October 26, 2017 at 10:36 am

  • We will always remember Betty’s friendly smile and the lovely lady she was. She will be sadly missed. With our deepest sympathy, Don and Wanda Wirth


    Condolence sent by: Don and Wanda Wirth on October 27, 2017 at 9:04 am

  • I am sorry to hear of your loss. I remember our time in Edmonton, and her girls were the best baby sitters I have ever had. Thinking of you all.


    Condolence sent by: Inez Martyn on November 8, 2017 at 12:25 pm

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