SCHILLER, Elizabeth (Betty) Mary
Passed away peacefully in White Rock on May 26th, 2013. It was only one month after her 91st birthday. Betty was born on April 24th, 1922 to George and Mary Nethercote, in Saskatoon, Sask. She was predeceased by her husband August and older sisters Gladys and Constance.
Betty Schiller and her beloved husband settled and lived in New Westminster for over forty years. She will be remembered as being very hospitable and generous. These traits followed through in her culinary talents. She made cakes, candies, breads and a variety of delicious eats and treats. One year at the Pacific National Exhibition, she won 6 first places and 1 second place award out of seven candy entries.
Betty remained active and spent much of her remaining years in White Rock. Betty enjoyed needlework and swam three times a week up to late eighties. Her passing leaves behind her son Dan, daughter Mary, 3 granddaughters, 2 great grandsons and 2 great granddaughters. Her youngest great granddaughter was born the day before she left us. She also loved cats and dogs. To the long list of those that will miss her, the names of pets Roscoe, Ember and Lady can be added.
The Memorial Service will be on June 20th, 2013 at St. Mary the Virgin Angelican Church 121 Columbia St. E, New Westminster at 11:00 am. A special thanks to Dr. John O’Brien, Andrea, Barbara, Graham, Vernonica and others for their loving care of Betty. Thanks to Eva and Rose for their friendship to our mother.