Dorothy Kathleen Beck
April 19, 1932 – July 6, 2011
Passed away after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease. Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to Larry, Cathy, Anne, Gordon, Leigh, Anthony, Shawna, Rob, Sarena, Billy, Mateland, Emmerson, Lucille, Hunter, Tristan, Ben, Seamus, and Liam. Also survived by sister Arlene ( Randy) and brother George (Joanne), numerous nephews and nieces. Predeceased by husband Morris in 2003, and sister Wendy and brother Larry.
A life long Islander raised in Comox and area. A Registered Nurse at Campbell River Hospital for many years. Very active community volunteer and member of the St Peter’s Anglican Church Women’s group. Dorothy had many life long friends, as well, numerous other friends old & new whom she treasured and they provided unwavering love and support to her and the family throughout her illness, Dorothy loved her crafts, world travels, times at the cabin, friends and family gatherings, reading, spirituality and devotion to her faith. Always up for fun and laughter.
A service of rememberance was held in Edmonton. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Parkinson’s Society of BC would be appreciated. The family is also thankful for the incredible care at Evergreen Seniors Home. Rest in peace Mom you have no more pain