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Zetland Chapter mourns the loss of Ellizabeth (Betty) Kay

Elizabeth "Betty" B. Kay, 90, of McKees Mills, passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Monday, July 19, 2021. Born in Saint John, she was the adopted daughter of the late Florence R. Clare.
In 1959, Betty married the late David Kay (February 2011) and worked on the family farm for the next 40 years and was a former employee of the Bank of Nova Scotia, St. George St. Branch for ten years. She attended the one room school in Main River and Success Business College, Moncton. Betty was a member of Zion United Church, McKees Mills and was an Honorary Elder, Clerk of Session and served on various church committees. Betty was a Life Member of Zetland Chapter No. 26, Order of Eastern Star, Shediac Cape, Past Matron, Secretary and Treasurer, former member of Grand Chapter N.B. O.E.S., Secretary Treasurer of Moncton Branch Grand Representatives Assn. O.E.S., a Founding Life Member of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts I.O.D.E., Moncton, Treasurer of McKees Mills Community Association and Zion United Ladies Aid. She was a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in October 2012.
Betty will be sadly missed by her loving nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews and by her close friend, Jeanne Wheelock of Bangor, ME.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her mother, she was predeceased by her husband, David Kay (February 2011), Robert Scott (1987) and Mildred Scott (1994).
Visitation at Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. A Zetland Chapter No. 26, O.E.S. Memorial Service followed by the funeral service will be held from Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:00 am. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, McKees Mills. To view the service, please use the following link: https://vimeo.com/577179868
In memory of Betty, donations to Zion United Church or a memorial of the donor's choice would be appreciated. Online condolences for the family may be shared on Fergusons Funeral Home Facebook page or at www.fergusonsfuneralhome.com