PATZEL, Betty Hazel Rose Marie

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Peacefully and lovingly surrounded by family on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the age of 82.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon.

Loving mother of Wenndy Ritchat (Bill), Penny Chiocchio and Doug Patzel.

Cherished grandma of Kimberley Lasaga (Steve), Charlene McPherson (Jeff), Ian Chiocchio (Catherine), Donkey, Truffles, Dawn Patzel and Cathy Patzel.

Great grandma of Brandon, Kyle, Alexander, Lucas, Emmeline, Everett, Gavin, Hope and Eli.  Great great grandma of Eli.

Dear sister of Irene Patzel (late Ernie).

 

She will be fondly remembered by all of her extended family and friends.

Betty had a long life interest in figure skating and power skating from teaching to following the Canadian and world competitors.

In her early years, Betty loved the outdoors, camping, fishing and listening for the loons on the lake.  Betty had a spirit of kindness and generosity.  She would share her homemade fudge, tole painting and various crafts with others.

When she resided in the FJ Davey Home, she had enthusiasm for listening to music, dancing and singing.  It was a source of comfort and joy to her.  She particularly liked Elvis Presley gospel music. Harry Belafonte was a favorite singer of hers.

Special thank you to the staff at the FJ Davey Home for the exceptional love and care they gave to our mother.

Her deep faith was a source of comfort and strength to her.  Betty had a fiery, passionate personality and sweet gentleness.  She will be lovingly remembered and missed.

We love you Mom.  We love you more…ther!

A Celebration of Life for Betty will be held at the FJ Davey Home in the worship centre on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 4 pm.  Mrs. Mary Alice Polichiccio officiating.

Memorial donations, made payable by cheque, to the FJ Davey Home or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. E, 705-759-2522).

Messages condolence may be offered at www.arthurfuneralhome.com.