Rodgers, Mrs. Betty (née Charlton), of Caressant Care on Mary Bucke, St. Thomas,
formerly of Lake Line and Kettle Creek Villa, Port Stanley, passed away at her residence
on Friday, May 26, 2017, in her 91st year.
Beloved wife of the late Howard W. Rodgers (1998). Dearly loved mother of Glenn
Rodgers (Colleen), Stan Rodgers (late Jacqueline), all of R.R.#1, Port Stanley,
and Sharon Burgess (Carl) of London. Cherished grandmother of Jeremy Rodgers (Patricia)
of R.R.#1, Port Stanley, David Rodgers (Wendy) of Toronto, Eric Rodgers (Simone)
of St. Thomas, Melissa Bainbridge (Steve) of Wallacetown, Sandra Latour (Phil) of
Noelville, and Carrie Bubel (Jason) of Fingal. Proud great grandmother of Emma,
Owen, Nolan, Joel, Blake, Tyler, Kyle, Reese, Linkin, Devon, Sophia, Isabel, and
Caroline. Dear sister of Helen Bagg of Stratford, late Vera Hardman, late Myles
Charlton, late Gertrude Rolling, and the late Pearl Matthews. Also survived by several
nieces and nephews.
Born in St. Thomas on May 28, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Amos and Lily
(née Coombs) Charlton. Betty assisted her husband Howard in operating the family
farm. She was a member of Port Stanley United Church, where she was a member of
the U.C.W. Betty was a member of the Boxall Women’s Institute, and a former volunteer
at the Elgin County Museum.
Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME,
118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Monday, May 29th from 2:00 – 4:00
& 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 30th at
11:00 a.m. Interment in Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society
of Elgin-St. Thomas, Port Stanley United Church, or the charity of one’s choice
will be gratefully acknowledged. A special thank you to the nurses and staff of
Caressant Care on Mary Bucke for their excellent care of Betty.