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Sandra Bethel Douglas February 12, 1940 - April 4, 2020

It is with great sadness that her family announces and mourns the passing of Bethel Douglas (née Holmes) on Saturday April 4, 2020 at the age of 80. Bethel will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 60 years, David; her brother, Garry Holmes (Joyce) of Font Hill; her children Stephanie Bronkhorst (Terry) of Lynn and Philip Douglas (Penny) of Williamsburg; her only granddaughter Christie; her brothers-in-law Gordon Douglas and Osbourne Stewart; her nieces and nephews Andrew (Rebecca), Alana (Lennie), Charles (Mary-Ellen), Lisa and Richard (Michelle). Bethel was predeceased by her parents James and Beulah Holmes, sisters-in-law Ruth Douglas and Alma Stewart and niece Mary Douglas. Bethel will be dearly missed by many friends. If so desired, contributions in her memory to the Ontario Alzheimer’s Society https://on.alz.to/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app20114a?df_id=2884&mfc_pref=T&2884.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=DCE71D2D959F1CDCA4FA76384A1084DC or Inkerman United Church would be appreciated by the family. Thank you to the caring staff at the Bayfield Nursing Home. At her request, cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

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If so desired, contributions in her memory to the Ontario Alzheimer’s Society https://on.alz.to/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app20114a?df_id=2884&mfc_pref=T&2884.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=DCE71D2D959F1CDCA4FA76384A1084DC or Inkerman United Church would be appreciated by the family. Thank you to the caring staff at the Bayfield Nursing Home. At her request, cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made at www.byersfuneralhomeinc.com

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    Ellen Lavergne says

    Dear Phil
    I send my most heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I sincerely hope you will find a little comfort in your fondest memories. God Bless you and your family.
    Ellen Lavergne

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      The Douglas' says

      Thank you Ellen.

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    Tracy crowder says

    Phil and Penny and family, my deepest sympathies for the loss of your mom. May the many loving memories of her comfort you.

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      The Douglas' says

      Thank you Tracy, we appreciate the care that you took with her.

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    Don & Joan Findlay says

    Our deepest sympathy to Dave, Stephanie, Philip & families….

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      The Douglas' says

      Thank you Don and Joan for your kind thoughts.

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    Myron and Willa Nelson says

    Penny,Phil, Christie and Dave and family. Our deepest condolences in the loss of you Mother, Mother-in-law and wife. Prayers and our thoughts are with you.

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    Garry Holmes says

    Beth led an exemplary life, we can all take comfort from that.

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    Allen McRoberts says

    Our deepest sympathy.
    Allen & Betty McRoberts and family.

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      The Douglas' says

      Thank you Allen.

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    Reta Guy says

    David and family,I’m so sorry for your loss, Bethel was a lovely lady

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      John and Mary-Anne Gibson says

      Dave , Philip and Stephanie and families,
      John and I send our heartfelt condolences. We were fortunate to have shared some wonderful adventures and have cherished memories of times spent with Bethel.
      I pray your memories will bring you some comfort.
      Rest In Peace Bethel…God Speed

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        Isla Hooper says

        Dear Dave, Stephanie and Phil,.
        So sorry to hear of your loss. Enjoyed having her as a neighbour. She always had a smile on her face and a warm greeting. She will be truly missed. Thoughts and prayers. Isla, Dave and Ashley

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          The Douglas' says

          Thank you for your sentiments.

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        The Douglas' says

        John and Mary-Anne, thank you for your kind words and sentiments.

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      The Douglas' says

      Thank you Reta, we appreciate your kind words.

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    Alana Holmes says

    Dave and family: Thinking of you and wishing you strength as you find ways to heal from your loss.

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    Doris Holmes says

    Dave and family,
    I was sorry to hear of my cousin’s passing. I have fond memories of time spent with Bethel at Uncle Jim and Aunt Beulah’s home when we were young. Memories are so precious!
    Doris (McRoberts) Holmes and family

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      The Douglas' says

      Doris, thank you for your kind words.

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    Lyall & Jane Levere says

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your families.

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      The Douglas' says

      Thank you Lyall and Jane.

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