NICKERSON – Ruth Elizabeth “Betty”, 86, of Brooklyn, passed away in North Queens Nursing Home, Caledonia, Saturday, May 15th, 2010.
Born in Bridgewater she was a daughter of the late Mervin and Ruth (Wagner) Knox.
Betty served in the Air Force. After leaving the Air Force she worked at the General Store in Brooklyn until it closed. She was a devoted member of the Pilgrim United Church, sang in the choir and was a member of the UCW. Betty loved animals, especially her Beagles.
Betty is survived by her brother Richard (Sylvia) of Lower Rose Bay, special friends Barry and Wanda Spinney of White Point, brother-in-law Graham Powell and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Aubrey, sisters Kathryn, Joan and Margot, brother Thomas and infant brother Douglas.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. and funeral service will be held Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. both in Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Reverend Vivian Moores officiating. Burial will be in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Queens SPCA, S.H.A.I.D or to a charity of Choice. Online condolences may be made at www.chandlersfuneral.comPrint Obituary & Condolences