VlcekBetty1Passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Monday, January 20, 2014.  BETTY LOU VLCEK (nee Hartley), 73 years, of Petrolia. Betty was a loving wife to the late Louis (1988).  She will be missed her daughter Christine and Les Humphrey, her son David Louis Vlcek and Donna Jackson, her granddaughters Jennifer and Hari Srinivasan and their son Preston, Amy Humphrey and Chris Albert and their children Tabitha and Tori Lynn, Amber Gosselin, and Samantha and Brian White.  She is survived by her brothers and sisters Marion Burnett, Philip Hartley, Phyllis Herkert, Leeland Hartley, Don Hartley, Jean Duncan, Joanne Clarke, and Sandy Appollos.  Betty is predeceased by her parents Charles and Ethel Hartley, her brothers Bob and Chuck Hartley and her sister Joyce Ikert.  Betty’s passion was assisting the elderly and was able to share that passion for over 35 years at Lambton Meadowview Villa.  Visitors will be received on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Parish Prayers will be offered at 4:00 p.m.  A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Philip’s Parish, King St., Petrolia.  Interment will be in St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Alvinston at a later time.   As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca).  Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.

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