Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Gillies

Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Gillies


April 4, 1919 – June 28, 2012

An adventurous and

young spirited “Lady”, raised in Vancouver, served with the

RCAF in WW2, married in

Whitehorse, Yukon. She raised her family in Dawson Creek, moved to Kelowna

in 1978 until her passing.

Predeceased by her

3 sisters and husband

Glenn Gillies. Betty

traveled the world having great adventures. Survived by her 3 sons Jack W. Gillies of Dease Lake, BC, Wayne H. Gillies of Fort St. John, BC,

and Malcolm G. Gillies of Innisfail, AB, Daughter in-law

Karen Gillies of Innisfail AB, three grand children, Glenn, Jesse and Hanna Gillies of Innisfail, her pride and joys. An inspiring, caring lady who touched many lives with her

dedication, strength and happy sense of being.

A remarkable journey of life she will continue to inspire

those who knew her well, to always try to do their best.

Memorial service was held on Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Saint Paul’s United Church 1:00 pm.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to

The Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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