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. www.rhbanderson.com
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Betty Henry 2018.