MRS. BETTY ELIZA SIMPSON (nee MCCLUSKEY) passed away in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Wednesday, February 19th, 2003 at the age of 81 years. She will be lovingly remembered by two sons; Don and Bruce (Marianne) of Vernon, B.C., two grandchildren; Shelby (Michael) Sidoni and Sarah Simpson of Kelowna, B.C., two brothers and sisters-in-law; Morgan (Morg) & Lorna McCluskey and Albert (Ab) & Jill McCluskey, a sister-in-law; Joan McCluskey, all of Vernon, B.C., a brother-in-law; Steve Simpson of Nanaimo, B.C., a sister-in-law; Lois (Roger) Mowat of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Pat Simpson on August 17th, 1998 and three brothers; Bill McCluskey, Dick McCluskey and Wes McCluskey. Cremation preceded the Memorial Service which was held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, February 25th, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Bob Thompson officiating. A Reception followed in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Betty Simpson to the B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation, #202-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1 or the Vernon & District Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4. Funeral arrangements were made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).

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