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Obituary for Beatrice Aline Emdin (Rousson)

EMDIN (nee ROUSSON) Beatrice Aline “Betty” (November 30, 1934 – January 18, 2023) Peacefully, at Pembroke, Ontario with her family, on January 18th, 2023, at the age of 88. Beloved wife for 58 years, of the late John Neil Emdin. Survived by her dear sister Jeanne (Rousson) Lefebvre. Beloved mother of John Joseph Emdin, Acadia, FL; Kathleen Emdin, West Lake; Anne Barr (Cameron) Pembroke; and Suzanne Emdin (and the late Thomas Hogenbirk) of Barrie. Beloved by Kelly Godin-Murphy, Port Charlotte FL., and Helene Vaillancourt of North Bay. Loving grandmaman to Amanda (Adam), Samantha (Michael), Madison (Travis), Connor, Rebecca (Zachary), Taylor, Fiona Alison, Abby, Ian, Hailey (Evan), Michael, and Matthew, and great-grandmother to Malcolm, Anthony John, Finley, Julianna, Fiona Louise and Madelyn. Friends and family of Betty will remember her as the kindest, gentlest and most generous woman. She was the treasured, calm centre of her family’s world. A woman of deep faith, she was an active member of her parish, a teacher, an outdoors woman, a reader and a traveller. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at The Church of the Most Holy Name of Jesus, Pembroke on Saturday, January 21st, 2023 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the The Alzheimer’s Society Canada, or Save the Children - Haiti would be appreciated. Arrangements by the Neville Funeral Home, 491 Isabella St., Pembroke. Online Condolences may be left at