October 23, 1919 – Whitehaven, England
November 1, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Elizabeth Swiss beloved wife of the late John Swiss, passed away on Friday, November 1, 2013 at the age of 94 years.
Betty was born in Whitehaven, England and immigrated to Preston, Ontario, Canada in 1929 when she was ten. In 1946, she moved to Galt, ON and in 2003, she moved to Calgary, AB where she resided until her passing.
Betty married John Swiss on January 26, 1946. She worked for many years at Savage Shoes in Preston, ON. She always enjoyed spending time with her family and many friends.
Elizabeth is survived by her son James Swiss (Cari Chernichen) of Calgary, AB; granddaughters Lauren Swiss of Calgary, AB and Nicole Carriere (Craig) of Cambridge, ON; and grandsons Shane Swiss (Jada) of Calgary, AB, Liam Swiss (Nicole) of St. John’s, NL, and Ted Swiss (Alana) of Bermuda; and six great-grandchildren. Betty is also survived by her brothers; Jim Kelly (Marie) of Moncton, NB and Tom Kelly (Madge) of Stratford, ON. She was predeceased by her husband John Swiss (1986); son John Jr. (2003), and parents James and Elizabeth Kelly.
Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wish to express their gratitude to the staff at the Beverly Care Centre for their professional and loving care, but also the friendship they showed to Betty.
In living memory of Betty Swiss, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. CALGARY, AB Telephone: 1-800-661-1599.Print This Obituary & Condolences