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Elizabeth "Betty" Irene (Spencer) Hadwin

Born: Tue., Jun. 9, 1942
Died: Sun., Oct. 5, 2014

Celebration of Life

2:00 PM Fri., Oct. 10, 2014

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Elizabeth Irene (Betty) Spencer was born on June 9, 1942 to Frank (Pete) and Evella Spencer in St. Catharines, Ontario.  She was the oldest of six children, three girls and three boys.  She grew up in Consort, Alberta where she attended school and then worked in the telephone office.  On July 2, 1961 she married Frank Hadwin, they have three daughters, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Frank and Betty lived in a number of communities over the years and wherever they went, Betty made lasting friends.  She had a wonderful laugh and was a great support to her family.  She wore many hats…mentor, counselor, veterinarian, nurse, as well as wife, mother, grandma and great-grandma.
Betty loved cross-stitch, crafts, reading, animals (especially cats), Elvis, science fiction movies, nature and collecting things. She loved knowledge and had a passion to learn about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING.
Betty is survived by her loving family: husband Frank Hadwin of Botha; daughters: Janet Doyle (Dale Johnson) of Drayton Valley, Mary (Aaron) Ganser of Provost and Margaret Hadwin of Forestburg; beloved grandchildren: Shane Por, Chris Por, Dallas Doyle, Kaitlyn Ganser, Justin Ganser, Christyn Hadwin, Alyssa Blondin and Jenna Hadwin; great grandchildren: Logan Por, Lucas Por, Rick Por, Naomie Por and Jace Hadwin; sisters Phyllis (Robin) Read and Lois (Bob) Specht;  brothers: John (Rita) Spencer, George (Lori) Spencer and Jim (Marietta) Spencer; all of the Hadwin family; other family members and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her parents Pete and Evella Spencer and her grandmother Irene Jupp.

Celebration of Betty’s Life
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 2:00 P.M.
Botha Community Hall
Botha, Alberta

Donations in memory of Betty may be made to S.T.A.R.S.

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Stan & Gloria Diegel
   Posted Thu October 09, 2014
Dear Frank. We are so sad to hear of the sudden passing of Betty she was a very kind lady and so giving of her time in the community, she will be missed by all who knew her. Losing a loved one leaves a heartache no one can heal but love leaves us memories no one can steal.Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families .Thinking of you Stan & Gloria Diegel.

Arlene Stillings
   Posted Fri October 10, 2014
Sincere sympathy to Frank and family on the sudden passing of Betty.
She was a very sweet lady.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you !
Blake & Arlene Stillings

Janice Lewsaw
   Posted Fri October 24, 2014
Sorry to hear about your sister. Our condolences from all the Scott kids.

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