Elisabeth Maria Cornelia Specht of Exeter, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at the Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in her 89th year. Loved wife of the late Konrad Specht (2012)
Cherished Mom to John (Sue Ann) Rasenberg, Miriam (Joe) Terpstra, Johanna (Greg Ratz) Pickering, Adrian (Karen) Rasenberg, Caroline (Tony Vanderhoek) Rasenberg, Betty(Bill) Simmons.
Loved sister of Frank(†) and Rika(†) VanderVloet, John(†) and Lucy(†) VanderVloet, Leena and Bill VanRoestel, Mary and Don(†) Goodale, Cornelia(†) and Jack(†) Veeke, Anne(†) and Gary Yates (Kathy). Elisabeth is also predeceased by her parents Adrianus and Maria VanderVloet. Elisabeth leaves a legacy of 30 Grandchildren and 54 Great Grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Elisabeth spent many years as a Registered Practical Nurse at Goderich Alexandra Marine & General Hospital and later volunteered in St Mary's Hospital in Kitchener, as well as 8 years with the Alzeimer's Society. An avid bridge player, Elisabeth loved playing cards, knitting and spoiling her many Great Grandchildren.
A visitation will be held at M.Box & Son Funeral Home on Friday, May 3, 2019 from 4pm-7pm with a Holy Mass taking place at Sacred Heart Parish,159 Ann Street in Parkhill, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 11am with Father Keith Morrison officiating. Donations are appreciated in Elisabeth's name to the Alzeimer's Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to M.Box & Son Funeral Home, 183 Broad St., Parkhill, ON, 519-294-6382. Please leave a memory or condolence online at www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com