Elizabeth Jane Riedy of Canton, died May 29, 2019. She was 96 years old. Betty was born in Detroit to Joseph and Stella (nee Marnell) Flecksteiner. Betty was the beloved wife of the late Cyril who died in 2012. Together they shared 63 years of marriage. Betty is survived by her loving children Mark (Andrea) Riedy, Stephen (Claudia) Riedy, and Mary Catherine (Barry) Davidson, loving son-in-law Jeffrey Potrykus, cherished grandchildren Andrew (Hillary), Patrick, Alexander, Peter, Julia, Isaac and Jessa, and her dear sister Mary Ellen Flecksteiner. Betty eagerly awaited the birth of her soon to be great grandson in November. Betty was preceded in death by both of her parents and her daughter Ann Marie.
After 2 years of commercial college training to become an executive secretary, Betty went on to work for General Motors. She put her work aside to begin her job as a mother raising her 4 children. Betty loved to travel the world and went on many cruises with Cy. She also enjoyed spending time gardening. More than anything, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and going to watch them play sports. Betty was also a longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church.
Visitation will be Friday, June 7, from 2-8pm at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 S. Main St., Plymouth, 48170. There will be a Rosary Service at 7pm. Her Mass of the Resurrection will be Saturday, June 8, at 12:30pm at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 47650 N. Territorial Rd., Plymouth, 48170. Betty will be in state at church at 12pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Capuchins Soup Kitchen or the Association of the Miraculous Medal.