Elizabeth (Betty) Quick
Passed on: October 1st, 2012
July 6, 1927 - October 1, 2012. Betty passed away at the Copper Crescent Residential Unit, Baie Verte on October 1, 2012 at the age of 85. Betty was born and educated in St. John’s and married James Quick in 1950. They came to Baie Verte in December 1963. In addition to raising her family with her husband Jim, they built a successful family business. Jim passed away in February 1997. Betty’s service to the larger community has spanned youth and church groups and municipal government. Betty supported all of her children’s activities. She was a school volunteer. She was awarded the “Thanks Badge” by the Girl Guides of Canada in recognition of twenty years of service. She was a member of the Baie Verte Hockey Moms, Baie Verte Minor Hockey Moms and the Dolphin Swim Club. Her concern for the youth of her community led her to the Alternative Measures Youth Justice Committee. She served as treasurer and an intake person. She has also served her church community throughout the years. She was a long time member of the St. Pius X Ladies Auxiliary, secretary of the Parish Council and a Eucharistic Minister. Her contribution to her community at the municipal level included elected positions of town councillor and deputy mayor for a total of eight years. Her generous spirit and commitment to community was recognized in 1992 when she received the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada in recognition of significant contribution to compatriots, community and to Canada. She is survived by her children: Lynn Taylor (Ken), Calgary, AB, Dave Quick (Debbie) St. Albert, AB, Jim Quick (Diane), Ottawa, ON, Steve Quick (Kari), Fort McMurray, AB, Catherine Moss (Glenn), Baie Verte, NL, Brian Quick (Denise), Gander, NL; grandchildren: Keith (Kate), Karen (Joel); Michael (Andrea), Matthew (Latisha), Sarah; Amy (Thor), Lacey, James, Kyle; Andrew (Renee), Stephanie (Travis); Paige; great-grandchildren: Mycah; Megan and Anna; and her sister Eileen Collins, St. John’s, NL. A memorial service took place at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, Baie Verte on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 2 pm, followed by a reception at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Baie Verte. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the South and Central Health Foundation, Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre - Recreation Department, 1 Columbus Drive, Baie Verte, NL, A0K 1B0. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Wimbleton`s Funeral Home, Baie Verte. To sign the memorial guestbook, visit www.wimbletons.com.