Dorothy Edith Black


Dorothy Edith

passed away at Yaculta Lodge, Campbell River on Sunday, June 5th, 2005. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Black in November 1999. Dorothy is survived and will be sadly missed by her sons; Robert (Barbara) Black of Chilliwack, Norman Black of Coquitlam and William (Christine) Black of Campbell River, her grandchildren; Rebecca, Bob Jr., Tara, Rachel and Kimberly, her step grandchildren; Al and Jennifer, her great grandchild Wren as well as her brother Alf of Prince Rupert and her sister Erelyn (Ladner). Dorothy was a loving, kind and gentle person, a revered wife and mother. She loved her family above all else and treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren. Born in Mission on July 22nd, 1915 as Dorothy Edith Dyer, she grew up the eldest of 5 children. She was married April 27th, 1940 and raised her three sons in East Vancouver. Dorothy then moved to Chilliwack in 1974 where she spent many happy years helping build a new home, gardening and looking after her beloved grandchildren. Dorothy came to Campbell River in 1996 to live with her son Bill and his family. She spent the last 6 years of her life in Yaculta Lodge where she was well known for her sweet smile and pleasant disposition. The family sends their sincere gratitude to Dr. Pocock and the staff at Yaculta who gave her kind and compassionate care. They helped her feel loved and comfortable in her final years. ISLAND FUNERAL SERVICES / ELK FALLS CREMATORIUM, #103 – 909 ISLAND HIGHWAY, CAMPBELL RIVER entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 573 Nature Park Drive, Campbell River, B.C. V9W 7Z9 or The Alzheimer Society, British Columbia, Suite 300 – 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver B.C. V5Z 1E2.



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