GILLIES , MARY ELIZABETH (BETTY)
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.