Passed away at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital with her family by her side on September 20, 2021 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of John Coleman for 37 years and the late Donald Seymour. Cherished mother of Cheryl and Paul Kruse, Stephen and Sandy Seymour, Bill and Lynn Seymour, and Robin and Darlene Seymour. Adored grandma of 8 and great nana of 6. Sister of Murial Davidson, Phyllis and Laverne Pembleton, and Keith and Connie Patterson. Sister-in-law of Joan Cleave, Allen Coleman, Arlene Knowles, and Barbara Farquhar. Fondly remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son Larry Seymour, sister Donna Shuttleworth, sister-in-law and brothers-in-law Norm Davidson, Don Coleman, Margaret Scott and parents Bert and Gladys (Parker) Patterson.
Betty grew up in Camlachie, ON and attended high school nearby at Forest High School. Following secondary school, she went to Business College in London, ON. Using her knowledge Betty worked at the Seaforth Hospital as the accountant for 32 years and finished her career there. Betty was very involved in the community throughout the years and joined many clubs including the Red Hats, and Seaforth Lionesses. In her free time Betty enjoyed camping at Shelter Valley and made many long-time friends over the years. She also enjoyed knitting, bowling and spending time with friends. Betty will be fondly remembered for kindness to others and positive outlook on life.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Alexandra Marine & General Hospital and Goderich Place Retirement Residence for the exceptional care and compassion they showed to Betty over the years.
A private family funeral service will take place on Monday, September 27th at Haskett Funeral Homes, Seaforth. Interment Harpurhey Cemetery.
Donations to the Alexandra Marine & General Hospital a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
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