Betty Anne MacPhee

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  • "So sorry to hear about Betty. Our deepest sympathy to Jim..."
  • "Can't help thinking of you without a big smile on my face...."
    - Mady Pechler
  • "Betty was a wonderful member of the Valley Women's Network..."
    - Marilyn Walsh
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April 1938 - November 4th, 2012

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Betty Anne MacPhee . After a three year struggle with a severe illness, she quietly and peacefully passed away in the Mission Memorial Hospice on the evening of November 4th 2012. She is survived by her husband Jim, her daughters Lori MacPhee and Shelley Hendrickson (Todd), her grandchildren Taylor, Alec, Ally and Kaitlyn, sister Pat (Bill) Kotush, sister Roberta (Bruce) Gladwin and brother Jack (Judie) Arnold many special nieces and nephews, her extended family and friends.

Betty will be remembered in many communities. In her early years she was well-known for her dancing in North Vancouver. On Vancouver Island ran a Preschool for 15 years in Nanaimo and then in Lantzville she owned and operated the Gingham Cottage for many years. When she moved to Mission in 2001, she again immersed herself in the business community and was treasured for her flower arranging talents. Her drive and her desire to contribute were always admired and respected by those around her.

For those wishing to do so, in lieu of flowers, as Betty was given tremendous care please consider making donation to Christine Morrison Hospice, Mission Memorial Hospital in her honour.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Northview Golf and Country Club, Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 1 pm to 4 pm, 6857 - 168th Street, Surrey, BC.

This obituary was originally published in the Nanaimo Daily News and Harbour City Star (Nanaimo, BC).
Published online on Nov. 8, 2012 courtesy of Nanaimo Daily News and Harbour City Star.