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Elizabeth Lesslie Blackwood
Female 1917 - 2000


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  • Birth  1917 
    Gender  Female 
    Military  WW2 - CWAC  [1
    Name  Elizabeth Lesslie Askin 
    Name  Elizabeth Lesslie Burridge 
    Residence  2000  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-120171 
    Died  14 Jun 2000  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I120171  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Family 1  John Salter Askin,   b. 1927,   d. 2001 
    Children 
     1. Lesslie Ann Askin
    Family ID  F176692  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Harold Burridge,   b. Abt 1917,   d. Bef 2000 
    Family ID  F187453  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • ASKIN, Elizabeth Lesslie (Betty)-Peacefully, at St. Mary's General Hospital, on Wednesday, June 14, 2000, age 82 years and was a resident of Waterloo. Lovingly remembered by her husband of 48 years, John Salter Askin; her children, Lesslie Ann Askin and John Blackwood Askin; daughter-in-law, Joanne Mari Voisin; grandchildren Chandra Lesslie Corriveau and Elizabeth Louise (Libby) Askin and great-grandchildren, Dyami and Hannah Corriveau. Predeceased by her first husband, P.O. Harold Burridge, RAF and her parents, Lesslie Blackwood and the former Ethel McBride. She served in the CWAC in the Second World War. Betty was a talented painter in oils and watercolours; she had mastered the art of Chinese lacquer work. She enjoyed gardening and golf and was an accomplished curler for many years. A former member of K-W Granite Club and Westmount Golf and Curling Club. Betty taught elementary school in Galt and continuation grades at St. Mary's High School. Cremation with a private family burial to follow. A celebration of Betty's life will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2000, from 4-6 p.m. from the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St S., Waterloo. As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Mary's Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.1a

      1aThe Record 20 Jun 2000

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Elizabeth Lesslie (Betty) Askin - 20 Jun 2000.

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