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Elizabeth 'Betty' Windeler

Elizabeth 'Betty' Windeler

Passed in: Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: March 21st, 2014

It is with sad and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Elizabeth 'Betty' Windeler on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney at the age of 78.
Betty was the daughter of the late Tom and Anne (Boland) O’Keefe, of Bishop’s Falls, N.L.
She was a mother of seven children who have many fond memories of camping in P.E.I. every summer. She was a 25-year member of the Port Hawkesbury Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and an Avon representative for many years. Betty was an avid bowler, bingo player and darts player. Throughout the years, she and Bruce travelled as far away as Germany and Australia visiting friends and family. She enjoyed many card games with her children and grandchildren. She touched many lives through her work at SAERC and the Vocational School cafeteria.
Betty is survived by her husband of 59 years, Bruce; by sons, Henry (Janet), Labrador; Keith, Athabasca, Alberta; daughters, Dorothy (Gary) and Colleen (Shawn) all of Sydney and Charlene (Darren), Calgary ; also many cherished grandchildren, Katherine, Daniel, Shane, Megan, Matthew, Mark , Steven, Laura, Beth, Michael, Hannah, Zara, Sarah, Thomas, Sofie and Emily, great-grandchildren, Hayden, Lauren, Blake, Elizabeth, and Nicholas; sisters, Madelyn Gray, Stephenville, N.L.; Eleanor (Greg) Dorken, Medicine Hat, Alberta; Lynn (Sonny) Stride, Powell River, B.C.; brothers, Gill (Jen), Stephenville Crossing, N.L.; Jim (Gen), Neil, all of Bishop’s Falls, N.L.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sons, Ross and Brian; daughter-in-law, Brenda, sister, Mary (Harry) Baird; brothers, Ron, Gerry, great-nephew, Harry K. Baird; sister-in-law, Marion O’Keefe; brother-in-law, John Gray.
Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m., Wednesday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Port Hawkesbury and from where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday with Fr. Conrad Edwards officiating. Burial in St. Joseph Parish Cemetery, Port Hawkesbury.
Donations in memory of Betty may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at: www.haverstocks.com.


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