GAL, Elizabeth

Posted: October 18th, 2017


ELIZABETH “BETTY” GAL, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Sunday, October 15th, 2017 at the age of 81 years.

Betty is survived by her nieces and nephews: Lori Finch and children Brian (Jordana) and Leanne (Jacinda) of Calgary, Rick and Deb Gal and children Taylor and son Jayke (Courtney), Blake (Elizabeth) Mackenzie (Kaede) of Lethbridge, Margaret Gal of Calgary, Brad and Kordi Gal and children Matthew, Lauren, Meghan and Logan of Calgary and Bruce and Deb Gal and children Madison and Sadie of Lethbridge. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law Valerie Gal and Marjorie Gal, both of Lethbridge.

Betty was predeceased by her parents Steve and Helen and brothers Steve and Chester.

Betty Gal was born and raised in Lethbridge. She worked for the City of Lethbridge for 39 years, retiring in 1994. Betty was a dedicated and active member of St. Basil’s Parish. She was an active member of the parish council and took great pride in helping organize the 50th anniversary of St. Basil’s Parish. She was an avid traveller, enjoying numerous bus tours throughout Canada and the United States. Her love of travelling was matched by her love of shopping. Betty will always be remembered for her generosity and will be sadly missed by all that knew her.

A Visitation will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME, 2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. with a Prayer Service to follow at 7:00 P.M. with Sharon Hagel officiating.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 604 – 13 Street North, Lethbridge, AB, on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 12:00 Noon with Father Lukas Drapal celebrating.

Betty will be laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery following the Reception.

In memory of Betty, donations may be made to the Edith Cavell Care Centre, 1255 – 5 Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1H 0V6.

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