Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Sister Elizabeth (Betty) Shields c.s.c
Sister Dorothy Ann, c.s.c.
Sister Betty died in her sleep on November 13, 2018 in her 87th year. She was active until the day she died. She was born in Renfrew, the daughter of the late William John Shields and Eleanor Robert. Betty was predeceased by her siblings Lloyd, Gladys, James, Verla, Mary and Joseph. A member of the Sisters of Holy Cross, she had celebrated 66 years in religious life. Betty had a great love of music. She taught piano to students in Montreal, Smithers - British Columbia, Clayton - New York, Renfrew and Ottawa. Even after retirement she continued teaching piano. Betty will be remembered for her gentle, contemplative and generous spirit, her love for her students and companions in religious life.
Along with her religious community, left to mourn are her several nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Visitation will be at St. Monica Church, 2080 Merivale Rd., on Monday, November 19, 2018, from 9:45 until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30. A prayer service followed by burial will be on Tuesday, Nov. 20th, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Pavilion, Montreal, Q.C.
In memory of Sister Betty, donations would be appreciated by the Sisters of Holy Cross for their Missions. Please send to: Sisters of Holy Cross, 1881 Lenester Ave., Ottawa, ON K2A 4G4
Arrangements in care of the Kelly Funeral Home, Carling Chapel, 613-828-2313.
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