Peacefully at Bluewater Health on Sunday, October 14, 2012, Hannah M. “Betty” Brock (Thorpe) passed away at the age of 86. Born on August 20, 1926 to Bob and Jane Thorpe. Beloved wife of the late Wm. John Brock (1988). Sadly missed by daughter Johnette Jane Brock (Sarnia) and son Timothy G. Richardson (Chatham). Dear sister of Bert of Osoyoos, B.C. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers Bill (2012), Jack (2012) and sisters Agnes Whitlock, Ruth Pratt, Jessie Ford and Ivy Thorpe. Betty worked many years as a nursing assistant at Marshall Gowland Manor and Trillium Villa. Betty was a member of Patterson Memorial Church for many years. A favourite quote: “Stand for something or fall for anything”. Betty loved times spent with family and friends, car rides, feeding the squirrels and birds in Canatara Park, whistling, singing, political discussions and travels across Canada. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to Habitat for Humanity (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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