BETTY (ELIZABETH McNIVEN ( nee CURTIS)
March 9, 1930 – September 27, 2016
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Betty McNiven
in her 87th years. She is predeceased by her husband Valentine McNiven
(1986), her parents Thomas and Catherine Curtis, stepfather Richard
Pennell, sister Gertrude Lambert and stepbrother Herbert Pennell.
Leaving to mourn their loss: children, Valerie (Earl Ludlow), Curtis
(Alma), Randolph (Deborah), Adele, Calvin (Dana) and Blair (Trish
Lane); grandchildren, Meaghan, Julia and Kaitlin Ludlow, Caleb, CJ,
Brian, Robyn, Jeremy, Victoria and Samuel McNiven. She will be sadly
missed by her brother Robert (Marina) Curtis; step-sister Marie
Pennell; and best friend of many years Norah Molloy.
Betty will be resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, Freshwater Road on
Thursday and Friday, 10-2 and 6-9 pm. The funeral and celebration of
her life will be held at St. Pius X Church, Smithville Crescent on
Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 930 am. Flowers gratefully accepted or
donations can be made to The Gathering Place, St. John’s. Interment
will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road.
To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guestbook, please visit www.carnells.com.
Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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St. Pius X Church