betts0001 (3)Suddenly on Thursday October 3, 2013 at General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 87th year.  Art of Wasaga Beach, beloved husband of Alice.  Loving father of Mary Lynn (Ross Maclean), Kevin Betts, Colleen (Andrew Janik) and Beverley (Jeff Unger) and step-daughter Sandra (Brian Poulis).  Cherished Grampy of Ian, Sandy, Nick (Elizabeth), Ben, Claire, Mickie, Matthew, Kaitlyn, Brianna, Rebecca, Zachary, Adam and Jillian and great granddaughter Penelope.  Dear brother of Buzz and the late Peter Betts.  Art will also be missed by cousins Lois Ann McHardy and Stewart Jerome and their families, his nieces and nephews and his many friends.  Art was larger than life, living every day to the fullest.  He was an active member of many community groups.  He will be greatly missed.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel, 509 River Road West, Wasaga Beach (1-888-429-8766) on Sunday October 6, 2013 from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel Monday October 7, 2013 at 11 o’clock.  If desired, remembrances to the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Art’s family.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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