Betty M. Henry

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Betty M. Henry
Onondaga Nation Wolf Clan
July 28, 1940 - Oct 31, 2018
It is with immense sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our precious mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Betty M. Henry on Oct. 31st 2018 at the age of 78 yrs.  She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and everyone that knew her. Survived by children: Bill & Doris, Darlene, John & Chris, Arnie & Nancy, Jerry & Char, Leon & Shirley, Deb (Jeffrey) George, Jamie, Bud & Brandee, Darla & Sean, Denny & Amy, 27 Grandchildren 37 Great Grandchildren. Betty was the eldest sister to many siblings and cherished auntie to many nieces and nephews. Traditional medicine friend to Maverick. Predeceased by her loving husband Charles Henry, parents Doris Thomas nee Keye & Jacob Thomas, several brothers and grandchildren. Betty was known for her hard working, reliable and kind hearted nature. She worked hard for many years and loved her job and the people at the Iroquois Lodge in Ohsweken. Betty was a wolf clan faith keeper at Onondaga Longhouse, she was an active elder in our community and a great asset to our language and cultural revitalization. She was a Knowledge Guardian at Six Nations Polytechnic, she was a Grandmother at the Six Nations Birthing Center and to so many others, she participated in the Cayuga Soup Elders gathering every month and she was a treasured Elder Consultant at Gawenahwise Onondagega where her knowledge and her language will be forever appreciated and missed tremendously. The family will honour her life at the home of Bill and Doris Henry, 3120 Sixth Line Road, Ohsweken after 6 pm Thursday.  Funeral service and burial at Onondaga Longhouse 11 am. on Saturday, November 3, 2018.


Posted by Joan Fish on
My deepest heartfelt condolences goes out to the Henry family at this sad time. Betty will be missed and she was loved by many.
Posted by Michelle Thomas on
Sincere condolences to all during this sad time.
Posted by Heidi Grzesina on
My very deepest condolences to the entire family. Betty will be so very missed......
Posted by Carla and Wayne Miller on
Sincere condolences to the family
Posted by Cindy Maracle on
My sincere condolences to the family. Betty was always there when she was needed. She will be so missed.
Posted by Joyce on
Sincere condolences to Betty's entire family. Betty's friendly personality & caring for others will be missed, my brother Gordie will be happy to be reunited with her. Joyce, Ken & family
Posted by Virginia Anderson on
My heartfelt condolences to the Family
Posted by Patricia Jamieson on
Condolences to the family, Betty was always someone you could ask to explain things and the right way to do feasts etc.
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