Elizabeth Alice "Betty" Rodd
1938 - 2021
Elizabeth Alice "Betty" Rodd
Visitation Information
No visitation by family request
Service Information
Service Date
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Service Location
Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, NS
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 26, 2021
Burial Location
Watson Cemetery, 1997 East Prince Street, Salmon River
Requested Charity
Colchester Community Workshop.
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Elizabeth Alice "Betty" Rodd - Salmon River, Colchester County.

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Elizabeth Alice "Betty" Rodd in her 82nd year, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at the Magnolia Home of Rosecrest Communities, Enfield, N.S. Betty was born at Doyles Brook in the New Brunswick Miramichi region. She was the daughter of the late Silas and Margaret (Gallan) Curtis. Betty loved feeding the deer and the birds. She also enjoyed entertaining her grandchildren, canoeing in nature, geocaching, bus tours and making many wonderful friends. She was also a proud Amateur Radio Operator, holding the call sign of VE1LVW, and was well known by many of the Amateur Radio Operators.

She is survived by her husband, Harold of 58 years; sons, Ken (Kathi) of Rockwood, ON, Paul (Karla) of Brookfield, N.S. and Daughter Cindy of North Bay, ON.; Five grandchildren; Ryan, Caitlyn, Jalyssa, Kyle and Tanner; four great grandchildren; Shania, Korina, Bryson and Landon many nieces and nephews. Survived also by brothers Thomas Curtis (Elva) of Truro and Dorwin Curtis of Westbank, B.C.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by sisters, Phyllis Peterson, Nora MacLeod, Winnifred Sprague, Louise Mowbray; and brother Leon Curtis.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where a private funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, with Reverend Greg Porter officiating.  (Webcasting of the funeral service will be available at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021; click on the "Video of Funeral" icon. This link will remain active for some time after the funeral service.) Private interment will take place in the Watson Cemetery, 1997 East Prince Street, Salmon River. If so desired, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to the Colchester Community Workshop. Sincere thanks to the staff at Magnolia Home for all their support and care. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Betty’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

Elizabeth Alice "Betty" Rodd