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Elizabeth PETRIE
Père : Thomas Rowley Petrie
Mère : Belle Mathieson Macadam
Décès le : 2008-11-29
Parution : 2008-11-29
Conjoint(e) : Douglas SELLARS
Paru dans : The Sudbury Star, ON

SELLARS, Elizabeth (Betty) Macadam (nee Petrie) - In loving memory of Elizabeth (Betty) Sellars, 87 years, who passed away at her residence. She was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, daughter of the late Thomas Rowley Petrie and Belle Mathieson Petrie (Macadam). Wife of Douglas Sellars, predeceased March 1971 and her sister Morna Diemer of Port Elizabeth S.A. in May 2002. Her 50 working years from 1939 were spent in South Africa, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) and London, England, prior to coming to Canada in December 1951. Worked at CKSO Radio prior to joining CKSO TV from its inception in 1953 as Sales Secretary, Traffic Manager then moving to MCTV as Program Manager, until her retirement in January 1990. She enjoyed horseback riding in her earlier years, swimming gardening aqua exercise and shopping. Spent many an hour doing embroidery, knitting, needlepoint, and enjoying her collection of books. Loved nature, animals and people watching, having travelled extensively throughout the world. Was a member of St. John's Ambulance during the war years and for a period of time in Sudbury. A member of Telecare for 28 years, having served on both Local and National Boards, and as a Canadian Delegate on the International in Nairobi in 1975 and was the recipient of the Bruce MacDougal Award. Was a member of St. Paul's United Church, will be missed by her niece Marlene Thain of Port Elizabeth and nephew Johnny Diemer of East London S.A. Her Canadian family Joan, Jack, Gwyn and Drew Juhlin and Charles Buchanan. Cremation at Parklawn Crematorium. memorial service to be held on Sunday, December 7th at LOUGHEED FUNERAL HOME, 252 Regent at Hazel. Donations to the St. Paul's United Church Memorial Fund or Charity of your choice will be appreciated. Flowers, donations or messages of condolence available online at 11338334


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