It is with sadness that the family of Betty Damery of Lincoln, NB, announces her passing at Hospice House Fredericton on September 11, 2021 at the age of 70. Born in Saint John, NB, on January 17, 1951, she was the wife of the late Cecil Damery.
Betty leaves behind her sons, Stephen (Lily) of Saskatchewan, and Mark (Shelly) of Lincoln, NB; mother, Hazel Evoy; grandchildren, Karissa and Dakota Damery, as well as their stepsister, Harmony McDonough; siblings, Robert Meehan of Alberta, and Sandra, Cheryl and Herb of Ontario; brother-in-law, Sydney Erb of Quispamsis, NB. In addition to her husband, Cecil, Betty was predeceased by her father and stepmother, Weldon and Myra Osbourne; also by Jean and Gordon Parlee, the parents that raised her; siblings, Marie and Fred.
Betty had severed 30 years as a secretary for DND. She worked at 403 Helicopter Squadron for 23 years and is an Honoury Member of the Squadron, which she retired from in 2006.
Betty had many interests and volunteered with several local Oromocto groups. She was a leader with the Lincoln Lighthouse Beaver Scouts and helped with the Oromocto Food Bank and Meals on Wheels. She participated in the Relay for Life for 15 years and ran Oromocto Chase the Ace. Betty also enjoyed playing pickleball with the Oromocto and Area Pickleball Club. She was a great traveller, taking many trips with her beloved grandchildren.
Special thank you to Michelle and Brian McDonough for their love and support they have given to Betty’s family. Thank you to the Oromocto Extra Mural Nurses, the Oncology doctors and nurses, and to Hospice House for all of your kindness and support over the past year.
As per Betty’s request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held from Oromocto Baptist Church on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at 3pm with Rev. Dr. Perry Hanley officiating. For those unable to attend, A live stream of the service will be available at the following link: www.obchurch.ca (Scroll down and click on "Watch Live"). Interment will be in Oromocto Pioneer Gardens. For those who wish, donations in Betty’s memory can be made to Hospice Fredericton, Oromocto SPCA, or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Due to current provincial regulations, proof of vaccination and identification will be required for entry to the church.