Betty Skidmore

Obituary of Betty Skidmore

SKIDMORE, Betty Lorraine (nee Wilson) passed away peacefully, surrounded by family in her 90th year, on Monday, February 24, 2020 at WRH Metropolitan Campus. Beloved wife of the late Eldon Acton (1973) and the late Gordon Skidmore (2002). Loving mother of Lori George (Wayne) and Fr. Paul Acton (Marj). Loving Grandma of Jenn Acton, Luke Dawson (Victoria), Josh Acton, Kim Colbourn (Mike) and Chris Acton (Jenny). Beloved Nana to Nevaeh, Jayda and Brielle. Dearest sister of Dorothy Pugh. She will also be remembered by her nieces and nephews. Betty was a faithful witness to her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and a longtime member of Cottam Baptist Church. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at The Shoreview at Riverside for their wonderful loving care shown to Betty. Visiting will take place at Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to honour Betty's life will take place on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 10:30 am with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Haddon Haynes officiating. Interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Wheatley. If desired, memorial donations made to the Windsor Downtown Mission or Cottam Baptist Church would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories or condolences online at