Obituary of Betty Joyce Stead
Stead, Betty Joyce (nee Smith)
A resident of Chatham, Betty Stead peacefully passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance in her 82nd year.
Born on May 25, 1936, Betty was the daughter of the late Kenneth & Elsie (nee Cox) Smith.
Beloved wife of the late Ronald Duncan Stead (2011).
Loving mother of Ron & Nancy Stead, Heather Donaghey, the late Jeff Stead (2003), the late David Stead (2015), daughters-in-law, Debra Stead & Sarah (Jeff) Moon.
Grandmother of Rachel (Josh) Cyr, Aaron (Camille) Stead, Tyler Hime, Kevin (Caryn) Stead, Amanda Richards, Emily Hime, Sarah Richards, April (Brandon) Ridsdale, Andrew Stead, Shelby Stead, Tate Stead, Daniel Donaghey, Liam Donaghey, and Elenna Moon.
Great-grandmother of Mason, Gage, Isaac, Koen & Beau.
Sister of Carol Turner & Bryan Smith, predeceased by siblings, Rae Fleming & Arden Smith.
Missed by many nieces, nephews, neighbors & friends.
Family to receive friends on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 am on Friday with visitation from 10:00 until Service time.
In memory of Betty, donations may be made to Hime for Help (https://himeforhelp.org/) to support granddaughter Emily's children's home in Haiti.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com.
McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street
519 351 2040