Betty Long

Obituary of Betty Marie Long

LONG, Betty Marie; Passed away peacefully at the Stedman Community Hospice, Brantford, with her family by her side, on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in her 79th year. Betty Long, beloved wife for 56 years to Marvin Long. Loving Mother of Robert, Kimberly, and James. Dearest daughter of the Late Freda and James Pursley. Beloved sister of Viola Tyrrell and the late Pauline Small, Wray and Douglas Pursley. Much loved grandmother of Katelyn, Colton, Megan, Katrina, Tanner, Taylor, Vivian, Lauren, and Victoria. Lovingly Remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Betty enjoyed her career teaching elementary school in Brant County, after graduating from Hamilton Teachers College. She was a Longtime member and Elder of Farringdon Church. She belonged to the Women’s Probus Club of Brant and the Sorority Beta Sigma Phi. She was an avid golfer who has been past Captain of Ladies Golf and a longtime member of Brantford Golf and Country Club. Betty loved to entertain her guests, friends, and relatives. She was well known for her annual “Leo Party”. She will always be remembered for her captivating smile, generosity, and compassion for others. Friends will be received at the McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Road North, Brantford, on Tuesday, February 4th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, February 5th from 2:00-4:00 p.m and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral service will be at Farringdon Independent Church, 287 Mt. Pleasant Road, Brantford on Thursday, February 6th at 1:30 p.m., followed by a private interment at Farringdon Burial Ground. Family and friends are then welcome to attend a Celebration of Life at the Brantford Golf and Country Club, 60 Ava Road, Brantford from 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. If wished, memorial donations to the Stedman Community Hospice would be gratefully appreciated. Condolences and Memories may be received by the family at www.mccleisterfuneralhome.ca John 13, Verses 34, 35 “Love one another as I have loved you. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, If you love one another." McCleister (519) 758-1553
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Tuesday
4
February

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
McCleister Funeral Home
495 Park Road North
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Wednesday
5
February

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
McCleister Funeral Home
495 Park Road North
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Wednesday
5
February

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
McCleister Funeral Home
495 Park Road North
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Thursday
6
February

Funeral Service

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Farringdon Church
287 Mt. Pleasant Road
Brantford, Ontario, Canada