Betty Clare Yard Oct 3, 1921 - Jan 10, 2017 Betty Clare Yard (nee Rule) Oct 3, 1921 - Jan 10, 2017. Betty was born in Vancouver and passed away at age 95 at Zion Park Manor in Cloverdale. She was predeceased by her husband Herbert in 1994. Betty is survived by her loving family, son Brian (Cathy) of Kamloops, daughters Susanne of Vancouver, Cynthia (Darrell) of Surrey. She is also survived by her brother Jack Rule (Helen) of Gibsons, niece Kathy (Jeff) and family of Calgary, nephew John (Susan) and family of Gibsons, her cousin Barb of Saanich and her grand furkids Dory, Quinn and Sasha. She is also survived by extended family in Alberta, Vancouver Island and Saltspring Island. Betty was raised in Burnaby and after graduating from Burnaby South in 1939 she worked for B.C.Tel and Canadian White Pine where she met her husband Bert. After marrying in 1954 they moved to Surrey to raise their family where Betty was active for many years in the Altar Guild at St. Helen`s Church. In 1991 they moved to Abbotsford and after Bert`s passing in 1994 she joined the Parish at St. Dunstan`s Church. Betty remained in her own home until June 2016 when she moved back to Surrey to reside at Zion Park Manor in Cloverdale. Betty`s family would like to thank all the caregivers, support staff, volunteers and Doctors at Zion Park Manor for their exceptional care and kindness during her time there. Service of Remembrance will be on Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm at St. Dunstan`s Anglican Church. 3025 - 264th street, Aldergrove. Rev. Helen Tervo officiating. In lieu of flowers donations to the Chilliwack SPCA would be appreciated.
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