Jessie Elizabeth (Bette) Simmons (1920 - 2014)

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  • "With our deepest sympathy. We loved Bette and have many..."
    - Madeline Kilgore
  • "Mike, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. I..."
    - Jane van Hoorn
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    - Cheryl Curtis
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    - Sandy Barta
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Simmons, Jessie (Bette) Elizabeth, died Friday, February 14th, 2014.

"Nana" was born in Nairn, Scotland on February 19, 1920. She goes to join her much beloved mother Jessie MacGillivray and husband Val Simmons. Bette and Val moved to Victoria in November 1954, later moving to Nanaimo to be close to their grandchildren and family.

Bette is survived by sons Mike (Susan) and Brian [Jan] and grandchildren Gillian, Mylitta, Andrea, and their partners and great-grandchildren Shyla & Elijah. She cherished and loved her family dearly and blessed us all with her love, care, and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, Bette requested that donations be made to the charity of your choosing.

A celebration of life will be held at the First Memorial Chapel at 1155 Fort Street, on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 1:00 PM.
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Published in The Times Colonist from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2014