image0000001AGRABEC: Elizabeth “Betty” age 84 of Chatham formerly of Dresden passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance Public General Campus. She was  born in Czechoslovakia daughter of the late Martin and Katrina (Drabec) Kucera Sr. Her husband Joe Grabec predeceased in 2002. Surviving are two daughters: Barbara Fisher and late husband Mac of Sarnia, Christy Dunlop (Jim) of Thamesville; grandchildren: Katherine Jeffrey, Kelly Brown (Ben), Cody & Jamie Dunlop; brother: Martin Kucera (Edna); sister-in-law Adeline Grabec of Chatham. Several nieces and nephews also survive. She is predeceased by a brother John Kucera and his wife Mary. Visitors will be received at the Thomas L. DeBurger Funeral Home, 620 Cross Street, Dresden on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and one hour prior to the service which will be conducted from the Dresden Community Church, Hwy. 21 South on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Colin Paterson officiating. Interment in Dresden Cemetery.  Memorial contributions to Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Assoc. may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences and donations may be left at


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