July 26, 1929 – June 13, 2016
Betty Saunders passed away June 13th, 2016. She was born in Abbotsford, BC, daughter of the late Hilbert and Annie Corbett. She is survived by her husband Gordon of 55 years of marriage as well as by daughter Linda (Dale)Throness; son Stephen (Leia); grandchildren Janek, Leah and Maria Saunders; daughter-in-law Tacjanna Saunders; sister Lela Barker of Port Alberni; and brother Vern Corbett of Hope. She was predeceased by her sister Margaret Kilby; brothers Irvine, Norman, Willie and Roy Corbett. Betty attended the BC Provincial Normal School and UBC, having taught school in the Hope, Penticton and Burnaby districts.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at West Point Grey Baptist Church, 4509 West 11th Avenue. Reception to follow.