Elizabeth ROBERTS

ROBERTS; Elizabeth Olive “Betty”(McNally)

April 20, 1922 – February 6, 2015


Died peacefully of pneumonia in Abbotsford, BC. A “Celebration of Life” will be held 2:00 PM Saturday February 28 at Gladwin Heights United Church in Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Betty’s name to a charity of one’s choice. Born in Fort William, Ontario, to Mary and Harvey McNally of Murillo, Ontario, she was a country girl. Member of the global mission of Moral Re-Armament, professional photographer and photo journalist (PACE magazine, L.A.), wife, mother, gardener, cook, seamstress, rug and quilt maker, women’s libber, voracious reader, amateur historian (5th place in national Women’s Institute contest; MacLachlan Woodworking Museum), author (“Land of 1000 Lakes; a History of Loughborough Township”), B&B manager, watercolourist, avid United Church participant in Murillo, Ottawa, Harrowsmith, Sydenham (Ontario) and Abbotsford, BC. Betty saw life through the lens of her Christian faith, finding blessings in nature and in the love of her husband Ron, son Gordon, daughter-in-law Marni, family and many friends. She believed that with God’s guidance people and situations can change.