Betty Torode passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 13, 2008 at the age of 81 years.
Betty was born in Ardrossan, Scotland and later moved to Montreal, QC and settled in Calgary. She married the love of her life, Art and joined “oil wives”. Fifty years later she has many wonderful friends. A long lasting source of pleasure for Betty was her many “bridge pals”. Their home was always open to friends and family and their perfect spot on the lake was a great source of pride and pleasure. Betty’s love of friendship, love of children, and hospitality will be missed by all those she touched.
Betty will be happily remembered by children, John (Cassie Campbell), Gayle (Richard) White, and Debra; brother John (Barb) Roberts; sister Irene Miller; and brother-in-law Frank (Yolande). Nanie, teacher of good manners and cheerleader to grandchildren Jessica (Steve), Gillian (Jason), Kelsey, Jeffery, David, Reece, and Cole. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Art November 23, 2007
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends do desire, memorial tributes may be sent directly to the Alberta College of Art and Design where a scholarship has been started in Art and Betty’s name.
In living memory of Elizabeth Torode, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences