VANDERHEIDE croppedWent to be with her Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Glen R. Nicholls and the late Jake Vanderheide. Predeceased by her sisters Lena, Anna and Coje, and by her brothers George, Albert, Bill and John. Mom will be sadly missed by her loving children Ruth Ann Goossen (Dwight), Barbara Louise Park (Larry), John R. Nicholls (Marcia), Jane Elizabeth O’Neill (Rick) and Gregory Robert Nicholls (Debbie). Her pride and joy were her 19 grandchildren and their spouses: Glen, Paul, Shelley, Luke, Katie, John, Krista, James, Jeffery, Jennifer, Tim, Tyler, Kyle, Charissa, Melanie, Ryan, Kylee, Randyn, Teegan, Richael, Lena, Robert, and Mathew. Great-grandmother of Keira, Kavin, and Kale. Betty is survived by her sisters Kay, Jennie (Lex), by her brother Peter, and by many nieces and nephews.

We will remember Mom as a praying Mother and Grandmother. Her prized possession was her worn and densely highlighted Bible. Betty will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, June 14, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St. (at Murphy Rd.), Sarnia. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Gideons or the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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