Betty Avora Fry
Obituary for Betty Avora Fry
Betty Avora Fry, age 93, passed away peacefully at the Halifax Infirmary on September 10, 2020.
Betty was passionate about her career and volunteering. She was proud of her work as a medical practice secretary and volunteered with Fairview Branch 142 of the Royal Canadian Legion. She held several offices within the Legion and received many honours and awards including the Meritorious Service Medal. She was also a long-time member of the Independent Order of Foresters.
A loving wife and mother, Betty took pride in her skills in cooking, sewing, knitting, gardening and crafting. She loved sharing her talents and creations with friends and family. She was dedicated to her husband Tucker and they enjoyed time spent travelling.
Betty was daughter of the late Alfred and Agnes (Fahey) West of Grand Pre, Nova Scotia. Married to Murray (Tucker) Fry in 1952, they remained dedicated to each other until his death 57 years later. She was predeceased by her brothers Angus (Harold) and Allen West. Betty is survived by her children Linden (Margaret Mills), Cynthia (Donald McIntosh), grandchildren Courtney and Laurel Fry and numerous nieces and nephews. Special mention to Donald Forsyth Martin (Catherine Allen), Kevin, Ashleigh and Richard (Max).
Betty will be remembered for her love of family, dedication to community and passion for life.
At Betty’s request no funeral will be held. Due to extenuating circumstances a celebration of life will be held at a later date. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
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