LANE, Reverend Bessie - Passed away on December 3, 2019 after a full and distinguished life in her 95th year.
Born on Manitoulin Island on August 4, 1925.
Predeceased by her parents Arthur and Clara Lane and her brother James Lane.
Bessie will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her siblings Evelyn Lane, Maudie Powell and Bob (Debbie) Lane. Lovingly remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews and friends from the church and community.
Bessie was both a diaconal and ordained minister of the United Church of Canada, where she spent over 50 years in the ministry. She was commissioned in 1966 and ordained in 1976. She served congregations in Lindsay, Sudbury, Whitby and Oshawa.
Bessie served on many committees, volunteered, built homes with Habitat For Humanity and traveled the world.
A special thank you to the Northminster United Church congregation and choir, and Lynde Creek Manor for their kindness.
Cremation has taken place.The family will receive friends at Northminster United Church (676 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa) on Monday December 9th from 12 until 2 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the sanctuary at 2 p.m. Reception will follow from 2:45 PM - 4:45 PM.
If desired, memorial donations may be made in Bessie's name to the CHARITY of your choice.