Risto, Beatrice M. Peacefully at Starwood Nursing Home, Ottawa on Friday, January 26th in her 92nd year. Beatrice Risto, formerly of Pembroke, wife of the late Edward W. Risto. Mother of Elwyn Risto (wife Beverley Strutt), Nepean and Cheryl Risto, Ottawa. Sister of Gladys Kruger (late husband Ellard), Eganville.
Mom was an excellent baker, knitter, liked crosswords, jigsaw puzzles and was an Andre Rioux fan.
Respecting Beatrice's wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family graveside service will be held in Pembroke at a later date. Arrangements by the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, Pembroke. Special thanks to the Starwood Nursing Home for their compassionate care during these last years. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society, Zion Lutheran Church Pembroke or the Family Support Group, Extendicare, c/o Starwood Nursing Home, 114 Starwood Rd, Nepean ON K2G 3N5. Online donations and condolences are available at www.mdbfuneralhome.com.