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DICK, Elizabeth Mary “Betty”

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Mary Dick (née Kelly), better known as “Betty”, on March 13, 2020 at the age of 88.  A mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, she leaves to mourn her children Greg (Ingrid), Gail (Don), Kelly, Sherri (Kelly), Jad, Kim and Kerri (Dave); 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; her sister Sheila and many nieces and nephews. Cliff, the love of her life and husband for over 5 decades, predeceased her on December 21, 2019… they are together again.

Hailing from the farming community in Lloydminster, Alberta, Betty moved to Kelowna in 1966 with Cliff and made an enormous impact on the local community.  She fostered many deep friendships, most that lasted her lifetime and others new and still so meaningful.  Her quick wit and love of games and cards, especially bridge, partnered well with her talent for hosting fabulous gatherings!  She was well known for her exquisite cooking and baking and loved to be in her garden welcoming the birds.  She always had time for others, family, friends, and beyond… volunteering for numerous causes and finding ways to help.

Her deep and selfless love for her children and grandchildren was always evident and went beyond their circle to include so many. Like a pebble dropped in water, her caring ways will have infinite impact.   We will miss her full and caring heart.  Heaven welcomes an angel!  See you on the other side Bet.

Family would like to thank Betty’s friends for their support.  Special thanks to the compassionate staff at Hospice House, to Chartwell Chatsworth for their care and support, and to Dr. L. Pavan.  There will be no service by request; a celebration of life will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers and keeping in spirit with Betty’s charitable and generous personality, please donate in her memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, www.cancer.ca,  or the charity of your choice.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Condolences”.

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  • Karen Serhan says:

    Betty and Cliff were long, long time clients of mine, first in their own home, then later when they presided in Chatsworth. They are dear souls and I always loved the time I spent with them. I will miss them but know that they are reunited once again! May God comfort and bless you at this time!

  • Erin says:

    What beautiful words for such a wonderfully strong and courageous woman. May all the wonderful memories your family shares, wrap you in a gentle loving hug. What seems to be a cloudy day, will sometime soon be filled with sunshine when thinking of how many people loved and adored her. She is now at peace and sharing a little dance with the man she loved oxox Erin

  • carol losch says:

    Loved your Betty! She and Cliff developed a great camaraderie with my dad Al Simon at Chatsworth, and as a result I was able to know and love Cliff and Betty. Hugs to the family.

  • Ron Deitz says:

    My condolences to all the family. Cliff and Betty were such wonderful and sociable people. I married into the Alberta Dick clan almost 50 years ago and I know how much we used to love visiting with them all at Jess and Jens on 14 St. That bunch had more energy than any of our younger group !! They had lives well lived. RIP Betty and Cliff

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