Elizabeth (Betty) Fleming August 20, 1925 - April 26, 2013 FLEMING, Betty (Elizabeth) (nee Evans) Born August 20, 1925 in Vancouver, died peacefully on April 26, 2013. Predeceased by parents Charles and Laura, sisters Barbara and Maureen (Sweeney). Survived by daughters, Dede Fleming and Miriam Rollock, granddaughter Jessica, great-grandchildren Clayton and Cheyenne, nieces, nephews and friends.
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Betty was a champion swimmer in her youth, winning the Western Canadian one-mile swim. She worked as a journalist for the Vancouver Sun and the Vernon News. She later went to Quebec to teach English. After returning to Vancouver to raise her children, she remained there for the rest of her life. Many will remember Betty for her big, beautiful blue eyes and her infectious laughter.
Special thanks to the loving care she received in her later years at Broadway Pentecostal Lodge.
Funeral Mass will be at St Augustine's Church, 2023 West 7th Ave, Vancouver
Interment at Mountain View Cemetery
For funeral details, contact J. Sweeney or M. Rollock at 604-874-0797.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Betty's memory to the MS Society of Canada.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Apr. 29, 2013