DIEGEL, Elizabeth (Betty) - After a lengthy illness due to complications from diabetes, at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday September 10th 2016 at the age of 80.
Loving wife of Reverend Calvin Diegel. Dear mother of Reverend Matthew Diegel (Kaija Ranta), Reverend Michael Diegel (Anna Skogsrud) and David Diegel (Martha Terdik). Dear grandmother of Elina, Stacie, Alexa, Thomas, Samuel and Hannah. Special "mom" of Xuandong Zhu (Hui Yao) and their children Debbie and Christina.
Elizabeth graduated from Stratford Teachers' College. She was an English second language teacher for many years and a long-time community volunteer.
The family would like to thank the staff of C-4 at the Brantford General Hospital for their compassion and care.
The family will receive friends at the "Thorpe Brothers' Funeral Home & Chapel on Wednesday September 14th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. with evening prayers at 7:30 pm. Cremation will follow.
A Funeral Service will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 57 Brant Avenue on Friday September 16th at 11:00 am. Inurnment to follow.