Peacefully, with her family by her side on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Tabor Manor St. Catharines, at the age of 87.
Beloved wife of the late Lyle (November 20, 2018). Dear Mom of David Shaw (Kathy), Robin (Gary Osborne), Nancy (Mike Simmons), Colleen (Mark MacPherson) and Gordon Shaw (Susan). Loving grandmother of twenty grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren. Betty is survived by her sister Irene (the late Don) Holder and her brother Tom (Carolyn) Coplen. Predeceased by her siblings Colleen (Hugo) Furney, Jimmy Coplen, Bill (surviving spouse Betty) Coplen, Bob (Sharon) Coplen, and Michael Coplen. Aunt Betty will be missed by her many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at BOCCHINFUSO FUNERAL HOME 2 Regent Street, Thorold on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 7:00- 9:00 PM. Funeral Prayers will be recited on Friday in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 AM. Rite of Committal Pleasantview Memorial Gardens. If desired, donation in Betty's memory may be made to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society.
Special thanks to the kind neighbors, loving staff and committed PSW's who cared for Betty.