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Katharine (Betty) Newton

Katharine Elizabeth “Betty” Newton (nee Francis) died peacefully at Pinecrest Home in on September 21, 2018 at the age of 92.

Betty is preceded by her husband Russell, her sister Ruth Jago, and brother Philip Francis of Virden Manitoba.

She is survived by her daughters Mary Lindsay, Margaret (Randy) McKay, grandchildren Dan Lindsay, Darren (Sang-mi) Lindsay, Shauna McKay, Scott (Amber) McKay and the Light of her life great grandsons Riley, Elliot, and Jasper.  Betty is also survived by many in laws and numerous nieces and nephews.   

Betty was born on July 19 1926 in Virden Manitoba and had many jobs, but enjoyed being at home.  Love those chocolate cookies! She also enjoyed her crochet and knitting, with the hockey game on mute.  At this time we would like to thank Jan, Mike, Lisa, Jen and all the people who helped her at Pinecrest.  A special thank-you to Sandy and Val.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday October 13, 2018 at 1p.m. downstairs at the Kenora Legion.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Alcock Funeral Home & Cremation Services (Highway 17 West, Keewatin) in care of arrangements, 547-6000.