EARLE, Betty May

1945 – 2015

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother Betty May Earle after a short but courageous battle with cancer at the age of 70 years. Betty passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Betty was born on February 24, 1945 in Chilliwack, BC. She was educated and resided in Chilliwack, BC, until August 2005 when she retired and moved to Lethbridge, AB.

Betty was predeceased by her parents Elsie (nee Jackson) Donaldson and Millar Donaldson, as well as her husband Calvin Earle.

Betty is survived by her daughter Cathy (Ed) Tschernetzki; son Jim (Lynnette) Van Winkle; four grandchildren – Tasha (Klinton), Jordan, Jorja and Andrew and one great granddaughter, Kiya. Betty is also survived by her sisters Marge (Merv) Grigg, Joan (Jean) Godbout, and brothers Jim Donaldson and Ray (Sheila) Donaldson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life to take place on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 in Chilliwack for family and close friends who wish to attend. Call 604-858-2314 for location address & directions.

Flowers gratefully declined.

If you wish, donations can be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th Street South Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2M7 in Mom’s memory.

Visit: to send a private condolence.

Martin Brothers Funeral Chapel


Your condolences will be approved within one business day. You will need a valid Facebook account. Please email us if you have any questions.