Obit: Betts, Ruby Maria [nee Gordon]

Ruby Maria Betts

Ruby Maria Betts, 88, of River Hebert, passed away suddenly at her home on
Tuesday, Septeber 24, 2013. Born in Minudie, Ruby was a daughter of the late
Fred and Florence (Field) Gordon.
Ruby had an open-door policy at her home and had dedicated her life to the
care and well being of her family. She loved gardening and in particular,
her flowers. She was a quilter and had a great talent for crocheting. Her
work fills the homes of her family and friends. She had a great affection
for her dogs, and all animals in general.
Ruby will be sadly missed by two daughters, Florence (Gilles Lalonde)
Wilbur, Dartmouth and Edna (James) Embree, Chapman Settlement; four sons,
Wayne (Viola), Spruce Grove, AB, Ernest (Linda), Wabamun, AB, Lloyd, of
River Hebert and Garnet (Heather), Chapman Settlement; fourteen
grandchildren, Tammy, Troy, Michelle, Jennifer, Jamie, Tanya, Jason, Matt,
Danielle, Joseph, William, Chastity, Terry, and Fred; fifteen great
grandchildren; a sister, Hattie Hubley, Chapman Settlement; as well as
several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Ruby was predeceased by her husband Earle in 1997; a
sister, Francis, a brother Frank and a sister, Clara, in infancy.
Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Furlong~Jones Funeral Home,
70 Church Street, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) from where visitation will be
held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 11 am until the time of the
funeral service at 1 pm. Following the service, Ruby will be laid to rest
along side her husband in the Hillside Cemetery, River Hebert.
Donations in memory of Ruby may be made to the LA Animal Shelter or a
charity of one's choice. Private condolences may be sent to the family by

[Collected by DAW, 4 Sep 2013]