Elizabeth Skene

April 28, 1926December 6, 2012

SKENE, Elizabeth,

Passed away peacefully, on Thursday, December 6th, 2012, at Scarborough General Hospital, at the age of 86.

Loving mother of Debbie (Henri), Jane, Dan (the late Carol), and Lisa (Sam), proud grandmother of Kristen, Shane, Cody, Lee, Lexee, Meghan, Elliot, Matthew, Oliver, and Paul, and great-grandmother of Kienan, cherished sister of Lorna, dear aunt to Dean, Dana, and Jennifer.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Jim.

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the funeral home on Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 11 a.m., with interment to follow at Pine Hills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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  • Visitation Tuesday, December 11, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, December 11, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Elizabeth Skene

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Joan Young (nee Watson)

December 10, 2012

Remembering your mom fondly at this reflective time. She was such a kind and gentle lady with a warm smile. I enjoyed spending many summer evenings at the Skene cottage. Betty made all the extra kids so welcome. My sincerest condolences to Debbie, Dan, Jane and Lisa.

Conny Taylor

December 10, 2012

May the peace which comes from the memories of love you shared with your mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt comfort you now and in the days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Conny, Doug, Sean, Michelle and Bryan Taylor

Denise/Allan Watt

December 10, 2012

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

December 10, 2012

So sad to lose another Snake Island veteran. Our deepest condolences to Debbie, Jane, Dan and Lisa. Thinking of you.
Chuck and Barb Oliver

December 8, 2012

Miss you Mum...the comfort I find in all of this, is knowing your now with you always and forever...sleep with the angels oxox Lisa

Errol SoonShiong

December 8, 2012

Dearest Betty,
I always remember your sweet smile & warm compassionate presence,whenever I see you.Your kind heart and compassion always inspired me.I will miss you dearly Betty and also comforted that you are together with Jim now in heaven,looking over us as our dear angels in heaven.
I will cherish the wonderful memories forever.