Armstrong resident, Elizabeth Blow passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 29, 2004, at seventy-five years of age. Betty will be lovingly remembered by daughter Susan (Dave) Lee of Baynes Lake, BC; sons Kenneth (Diane) of Creston and James (Teri) of Prince George; grandchildren Valerie and Eric; special nephew Doug Blow of Maple Ridge; nephews Michael Lees and Barry McKee both in Europe. Predeceased by husband Robert in 1993 and grandson Michael in 2002. Betty was born and raised in England, immigrating to Canada in 1950. She and Robert Blow were married in 1951 and they lived in Haney until moving to Quesnel in 1967, where Betty worked for the Quesnel Newspaper and for the municipality. They moved to Armstrong in 1973 and Betty worked at the Post Office until retiring in 1984. Always very active in the community and St. James Anglican Church, Betty was a member of Easter Star, volunteered at the Hospital Bargain Bin and Pleasant Valley Manor. In 1995 she was named Good Citizen of the Year. Betty enjoyed quilting, making dog biscuits, visiting the residents at Pleasant Valley Manor and traveling with her daughter. Her biggest joy was the hours spent at the Bargain Bin where she tended the kids toy section, the jewellery cases and preparing for the Christmas sale. Betty had been living at the VIP Place for the past few months where she received loving care from Pat Vliet. A Funeral Service was held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 2, 2004, at St. James Anglican Church. Reverend Cory Rundell officiating. Interment in family plot of Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong, 546-7237.

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