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Oshawa Funeral Home

847 King Street West, Oshawa, ON

OBITUARY

"Betty" Helen Elizabeth Wilson

June 25, 1934December 13, 2017
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WILSON, Helen “Betty” It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Helen “Betty” Wilson on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, at the age of 83. Betty was the only child of the late William and Helen Gardner. In 1954 she married Ernest “Ernie” Wilson and went on to raise 6 kids together until his passing in 1980. After which she was the loving companion of Lem Davis for more than 30 years until his passing in 2012. Betty was the much loved and adored mother of John, Kerry (Bill), Jeff (Tanya), Cam (Jenn), Todd (Kate) and Cindy (Derek). Probably her greatest joy later in life was her grandkids. She was the #1 Nana to Matthew (Ryan), Lindsey (Darryl), Michael (Jenn), Stephen (Michelle), Natalie, Nicholas, Carly, Ben, Emily, Brittney, Ashley and Evan. She was also an adoring G-Nana to Mason, Emily, Jacob, Clarice, Peyton, Larra, and one on the way. Betty could always be found cheering on “her boys”, the Oshawa General as a lifelong fan, season ticket holder, and lover of minor hockey. Her other passion was her beloved “Blarney Point”, the family cottage on Moon River always held a special place in Betty’s heart. It has been a special gathering place for family and friends for more than 125 years. Visitation will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) on Friday, December 15th from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday, December 16th at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or SickKids Foundation would be appreciated.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, December 15, 2017
  • Visitation Friday, December 15, 2017
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 16, 2017

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"Betty" Helen Elizabeth Wilson

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December 31, 2017

Heartfelt condolences are extended to your family at this difficult time. Seek the love and support God provides to help you cope during this time - Psalms 29:11

Pauline , Scott and Brittany Rae

December 15, 2017

Cindy, Derek, Brittney, Ashley and Evan. We were all so very sad to hear the news of your mom (Betty and Nana's) Passing. Evan and Rachel talked about her all the time. They said she was a "Sweetheart"! May your hearts be filled with Moon River memories and the fun times you had together cheering for the Oshawa Generals!
Our deepest sympathy and condolences

Emily Niklaus

December 15, 2017

Deepest sympathy and condolences to Cam, Jenn and family on the loss of dear Betty. She was a light in this world. My thoughts and prayers are with you in the difficult time.
Emily

Lisa & Stan Kuranowicz

December 15, 2017

Dear Cindy & Derek and entire family,
We are so sorry for the loss of your mom and grandma. She was a wonderful woman whom we got to know through our days at the hockey arenas! She was her grandchildren's biggest fan! She will be dearly missed. May your wonderful memories of her carry you through this time.

Debra Wagner

December 15, 2017

To all of Betty's family we extend our deepest condolences. I've known Betty basically my entire life and she was one of the sweetest people I have known. She was a dear friend to my mother and will be truly missed by the entire Wagner family.

December 15, 2017

With our love and deepest sympathy as we remember Betty.

~ Fran Haiduk, Terri & Ted Bryant, Whitby, ON

Ashley Gillard

December 15, 2017

Thank you for being the best Nana a grandchild could possibly ask for, and for always supporting me in life. I will miss you more then words can even describe. I love you to the moon and back Nana. HKL

Helen Stevenson

December 14, 2017

Cindy and Derek our deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time.
Helen and Greg Stevenson

Hugh Gillard

December 14, 2017

Our condolences to the Wilson family with the loss of Betty. We all have fond memories of Betty in some way. She was the greatest cheerleader and supporter of all the Grandkids. With deepest sympathy, Arlene & Hugh (Brights Grove)

Hugh Gillard

December 14, 2017

Our condolences to the Wilson Family on the loss of Betty. She will surely be missed by everyone. Most supportive and best cheerleader to all the grandkids and family. We all have fond memories of Betty in some way. With our sympathy. Arlene & Hugh (Brights Grove)

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