Decker – Joan Elizabeth “Betty”, 77, of Port Mouton passed away peacefully Friday July 18th, 2014 at Queens General Hospital, Liverpool, with family by her side.
Born January 10th, 1937 in Port Mouton, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence and Lena ( Demone) Hanson.
She worked as an office manager for C.W. McLeod Fisheries and Clearwater Fisheries until her retirement. She was a member of Mersey Branch #38, Royal Canadian Legion and West Queens Recreation Association. Betty loved music, especially country music, wherever Dave Burbine’s band was doing a show or dance she was always there to help Dixie. She also loved camping, knitting, doing crafts and playing cards. But her greatest love was Tanya, Tasha and their girls.
She is survived by her daughters Jacqueline Roy (Dennis Oickle) of Milton, Tanya (Todd) Leslie and Tasha Roy ( Rhonda Silver) both of Port Mouton. Grandchildren Lauren, Kaydence, Addison, Lexi and Bree, and many nieces, nephews, cousins.
She was predeceased by her Husband Ira, sisters Lorraine Oickle, Mildred Roy and Carol Burgess, brothers Lawrence Jr., St. Clair and Earl “Sonny”.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, where visitation will take place on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 from 7 until 9 p.m.. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 11;.00 a.m. in Peaceful Hill cemetery, Port Mouton. The Reverend Judy Cross officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or any charity of choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com.
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