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Elzinga, Bintje "Betty" (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 22 Jan 2019
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ELZINGA, Betty - Bintje "Betty" Elzinga, 97, of Tavistock passed away peacefully with family by her side in the Maples Home for Seniors, Tavistock on Sunday, January 20, 2019. She was born at Suameer, Holland on February 15, 1921, a daughter of the late Linze and Janke (Pebesma) Hoekstra. Betty moved to Canada in 1948 and to Tavistock in 1963 where she worked as a woollen sock turner at J.G. Field & Co. Woollen Mill and was a member of Grace United Church. She married Jan "John" Elzinga in Holland on May 31, 1944. He predeceased her on October 6, 1986. Betty is the much loved mother of Hilda Elzinga (2012), Jasper Elzinga (2008), John Elzinga (2003), Gary Elzinga (2015), Lenny Elzinga (2005), Willy Elzinga and Jane Elzinga, both of Tavistock; eighteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family having been predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Relatives and friends will be received in the FRANCIS FUNERAL HOME , 77 Woodstock Street North, Tavistock on Wednesday from 7 - 9 p.m. The funeral service will be held in Grace United Church, Tavistock on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mary Stewart will officiate. Interment in Grace United Church. Reception following. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Woodstock & District Developmental Services or the Resident's Activity Department of the Maples Home for Seniors would be appreciated and may be made through the Francis Funeral Home by calling 519-655-2431.

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22 Jan 2019
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Elzinga, Bintje "Betty" (Died)