Celebration held from a distance to mark Second World War veteran’s 100th birthday

Celebration held from a distance to mark Second World War veteran’s 100th birthday

Royal Air Force veteran Betty Taylor honoured from outside her home at St. Joseph’s at Fleming.

Family, friends and members of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 52 staged a walking parade Wednesday to celebrate St. Joseph’s at Fleming long-term care home resident Betty Taylor’s 100th birthday.

Participants maintained social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while she watched the celebration from above on a balcony at the Brealey Drive long-term care home.

Taylor is a Second World War veteran who served from 1940 to 1946 with the Royal Air Force.

CLIFFORD SKARSTEDT,EXAMINER

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