KIRBY, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Kirby passed peacefully on the morning of Saturday, September 29th in her 95th year. Betty was the cherished wife of Donald Kirby, who she shared a special bond with for over 60 years before he passed. She is predeceased by her daughter Evelyn Jollife, and her grandson Joshua Campbell. She is survived by her daughter Donna Kirby and was the loving mother of both children. Nana was a wonderful and caring grandmother to Joshua and is survived by Carrie-Ann Lauder, Jennifer Hiltz, and John and Matthew Vessey. Four great-grandchildren were blessed to have had the opportunity to have met her. As the youngest sibling, she is predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Elizabeth can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society through McIntosh-Anderson-Kellam Funeral Home Ltd. 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558). Online condolences may be shared at


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  • Oct 1, 2018

    Donna Gazdik
    I would like to offer my deep condolences to the Kirby family. Betty was my neighbour for many years. I enjoyed the many stories and memories of her early years in Canada. Betty was a wonderful lady and I will miss her. Rest easy Betty.
  • Oct 1, 2018

    Laura Power
    My deepest condolences to the Kirby family!! Betty was a sweet dear lady!! She will be missed!! May you rest!! 

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