Beryl Elaine Beattie
May 7, 1929 – March 24, 2015
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Beryl Elaine Beattie (nee Thompson) after a brief battle with cancer on Tues., March 24, 2015 in Nanaimo, B.C. She was 85.
Beryl was predeceased by her parents, James Cecil (1979) and Sarah Thomson (nee Bell) (1992); husband, James Alfred (2009); and daughter, Lynda Marie (2001). She is survived by her children, Bruce (Barb) of Bonnyville, Alta., and Susan of Nanaimo, B.C; three granddaughters, Amber (Glen) Porter, Brianna (Matt) Loree, and Meagan; as well as great-grandchildren, Morgan, Jayden, Logan, Austin, and Madelyn.
Beryl was born on May 7, 1929 in Detroit, Mich., but was raised in London, Ont. She raised her family in Winchester, where she worked for Canada Post. After retiring, Beryl and James moved to Gabriola Island, B.C in 2003. Following James’ death, Beryl moved to Nanaimo to live with her daughter.
Beryl will be interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in London.