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Elizabeth Trevelyan (Pennant) Sim

February 15, 1924 ~ January 25, 2018 (age 93)

Elizabeth Trevelyan Sim (nee: Pennant) passed away at home, Thursday, January 25, 2018 surrounded by loved ones.  Elizabeth T. Sim was born February 15, 1924 in Hoylake, Cheshire, England; the daughter of Sadie Dorothy Wright. She was united in marriage to Sgt. Joseph “Joe” Sim on October 20, 1945 after meeting in 1942 at a GI dance in England during WWII.  He preceded her in death September 1, 1980. They were married for 34 wonderful years. She is survived by her children and their spouses; Joanne (Challie) Haley (nee: Sim) of Ardmore, PA, Richard (Kathleen) Sim of Prospect Park, PA, Christopher Sim of Holmes, PA, Goddaughter Lindy Jellicoe, Helensburgh, UK; 7 living grandchildren, Elizabeth (Anthony), Rebecca, Abigail, Richard, Andrew, Kristine, Sarah and 3 great-grandchildren, Anthony Douglas, Sadie Elizabeth and Sofie Isabella, as well as nieces, nephews and cousins from around the world.  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Douglas J. Haley in 2009, a brother John W T Pennant in 2010 and a sister Dorothy T. Pennant in 1927. 

Betty was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, aunt, sister, cousin, grandmother and great grandmother. After raising her family in Folsom, PA, Betty became a resident of Millsboro, Delaware where she resided full-time for over 25 years.  Betty enjoyed her second love, needlework and knitting. Betty was an award winning needlework artist and knitter. She taught classes at the Ridley Adult Night School and to local groups. Most recently, she was a member of The Daughters of the British Empire group, The Delaware Embroiders Guild as well as The Delaware Doll Club. Betty also enjoyed traveling, gardening and chocolate.  Betty requested a small private funeral. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her during her last few months.  Arrangements were provided by Logan Funeral Home, Havertown, Pennsylvania. She will be layed to rest at The Edgewood Memorial Park in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania beside the love of her life, Joe. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital,https://www.stjude.org/ an organization that Betty regulary supported and loved.

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