It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our Mom, Betty Joyce Schafer who peacefully went to sleep on Thursday, October 23, 2014 after suffering a stroke on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Glenwood Manor in Agassiz, BC. Mom was born in Sarnia, Ontario on November 22, 1926. Mom was predeceased by her youngest son, Bobby in 1980 and her loving and devoted husband John Schafer, who passed away six months ago. They were not meant to be apart. Mom will be lovingly missed by sons, Michael (Linda), David (Jane) and daughters Cathy (Les), Liz (Andy) as well as grandchildren Kris, Kyle, Jamie and Callie and great-grandchildren Nathan, Brooklyn and Mila. Mom was the epitome of selflessness and forever fretted about the wellbeing of family and friends. She loved working in the schools as a secretary and maintained lifelong friends from those days. She prided herself on keeping her home in pristine condition and always made sure she was ‘put together’ before any outings. Mom was a classy lady who was happiest when surrounded by family. We can’t begin to describe the void left by such a warm, loving soul. Her beautiful smile and twinkling eyes, never to be forgotten. Mom will be forever missed and always in our hearts. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Society or Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Arrangements entrusted to Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home (604) 826-9548

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