REYNOLDS: Marion Elizabeth “Betty” (Malott) of St. Thomas, ON
Reynolds, Marion Elizabeth “Betty” (Malott) entered into the Kingdom of her Lord and Master on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013, peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, after a short illness. Born in Kingsville, On April 25th, 1918 she was in her 95th year. She and her husband, the late Harvey Reynolds (1990) came to St. Thomas in 1973-74 as curators at the Elgin County Museum. They then returned to Kingsville to care for Betty’s mother for the next ten years, taking up residence at 130 Talbot St. on their return to St. Thomas in 1984. She graduated from Victoria Hospital, School of Nursing in January 1941. She later worked for 25 years for Bell Canada as an area instructor in London and Toronto. She was presented with a life membership in the United Church Women by Epworth United Church, Kingsville. She was a member of First United Church, St. Thomas. Betty was the daughter of the late Bernie and Jennie (Fox) Malott, also predeceased by her brother and sister-in-law Hazen and Madeline Malott, her sister and brother-in-law Margaret and Ron Brown, her step-son and his wife Ron and Doreen Reynolds and her step-son-in-law, John Taylor. Betty’s nieces and nephews are Janet (Paul) Heffer, Dr. Matthew and John; Jim Malott; Louise (Ivano) Bandiera, Laura and Eric; Anne (Matt) Dick, Katie and Mike Trantor, Kristyn and Lynda; Margaret (Greg) De Vos and Curtis; Scott Malott; Cathy (Bob) Hutson, Belinda Pilgrim, Ashley and Erika, Charly (Beccie) and Ryan, Jim; Marilyn (Don) McRae and Jerra Coulombe; Rosemary Brown and Raymond Parisé; James Brown and Jean Corneau. Dearly loved by her best friend Lynda Stinchcombe. She also survived by her step-daughter, Barbara Taylor of Hyde Park, On and 6 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will take place on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. with interment on Monday. Visitation will be on Saturday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Salvation Army, Compassion Canada, Easter Seals or charity of choice.