March 12, 1929 – January 11, 2011
Betty Long, beloved wife of Dennis Long of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at the age of 81 years.
Betty was a member of St. Giles Presbyterian Church for over forty-five years. She was an active member of the Quintus and Athalie Read Group and is a Life Member of the Women’s Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Betty was a volunteer at the Fanning Centre for many years as well as at St. Giles Inn From The Cold.
Besides her loving husband of fifty-six years, Betty is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Beth Long and Ron and Bernice Long; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Sarah, William, Kristy and Alex. She is also survived her sister Evelyn Wylie and her son Alan, both of Ireland; sister-in-law Joyce Rawlings of Wetaskiwin; niece Linda Chubaty of Millet; and nephews, Brian Rawlings of Osoyos and Jeff Rawlings of Bowmont.
A Memorial Service will be held at St. Giles Presbyterian Church (1102 – 23rd Avenue N.W.) on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca or to St. Giles Memorial Fund, 1102 – 23rd Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2M 1T7 Telephone: (403) 289-6862. The family would like to thank the dedicated and caring staff at the Fanning Centre (2 East) and Extendicare Cedars Villas (Maple) for looking after Betty for the last eighteen months.
In living memory of Betty Long, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences