(April 29,1932 – October 5, 2015) Passed peacefully into the loving embrace of her beloved husband Fred Bedell as they reunited in Jesus on Monday, October 5, 2015 at the age of 83.
Predeceased by twenty one siblings and survived by her brother Frank Histed. Elizabeth’s life was an expression of love for her family that will be forever cherished by her children James Bedell (Shari), Bill Bedell (Karen gone to glory), Lois Apaquash-Courchesne (David), Sandra Mcfarling (William), Kim Yukich gone to glory (Brian gone on to glory), Debra Anne Black (Walter), Judy Crack (Calvin), Fred Bedell Jr. (Penny) (Sonja gone to glory), Terry Bedell (Trisha Lynne), Mary Fabbraro (Gino), Timothy Bedell gone to glory (Candice), Betty Jo Black (Donald), Shawna gone to glory (Scott) and Dawn Leonard (Jody), and dearest lifelong friend Verna Dear.
Elizabeth leaves a legacy of laughter and joy for the many jewels in her crown. Her memory remains a treasure in the hearts of her grandchildren and great grandchildren: Kerry Gartshore (Darryl), Jesse, Jacob and Kaelan; Sarah Gartshore, Bradley, Noah and Harloe; Luke Gartshore (Valerie), Brooke, Abbigail, Tyson, William and Allanah Grace; Jessie Adriao (Jason), Sadie and Ella; Andrew Gartshore (Rebecca), Samuel, Caleb, Sarah and Emma; Bill Mcfarling (Jackie), Brendon, Shawn, Liam; Jacob Mcfarling (Stacey) Alexandra; Jonathan Mcfarling(Amy) Sydney and Cole; Kristee Lee (Dear Desmond), Avery and Brooklyn; William Bedell Jr., Taya and Kaeli; Allan Bedell, Ruby; Tristan, Kaiden and Bryana Leonard; Liam and Erin Riley; Timothy Bedell’s children, Elizabeth, Adam, Justin, Benjamen and Karrina; Kristan Yukich (Misty), Atreyu; Sunny Blue Yukich; Joel Yukich (Sarah); Joseph Yukich (Jessica), Brian, Khloe; Brian Yukich Jr. (Tammy), Victrey, Nation, Silas and Jubilee; Joshua Yukich (Alicia); Shane Yukich; Lucas Bedell (Megan); Pennyʼs son Brooks; Crystal Black, Jordan and Thomas; Adam Black; Laura Black Wright (Jeffery), Sarah-Lily, Andrew; Sarah Jane Black; Kylie Lynne Bedell; Danielle Crack, Shawna, Kaitlyn, Madison and Dakota; Izac Bedell (Summer); George Crack (Pam), Ava; Jada and Cian Febbraro; Jim Bedell Jr., Heather and Emily; Sheri Bedellʼs children, Mathew and Aleeya; Samantha McCoy, Jayde, Caleb and Elijah; Sam McCoy (Mandy); Sabrina Vroom (Jody), Bia and Nathaniel; Elizabeth Black (Kevin), Layla and Rae.
A private family memorial mass for Elizabeth has been arranged. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of life in honor of her precious memory on Saturday, October 10th, 12:00 p.m. at the East Korah Maxwell United Church (4 Fourth Line East).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Road 705-945-7758).