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Dorothy McKenzie of Mesachie Lake passed away as a result of cancer. Predeceased by her husband Gale, parents Sarah and Charles Pembleton, brother George and sister-in-law Grace.

Dorothy is survived by her sons Ronald (Joan) and Richard (Karen), her daughter Kathleen (Edward), her three brothers and sister.

She will be missed by her six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and her great-great-granddaughter.

Born in Guelph, ON, she lived in Hamilton ON, Soest, West Germany, CFB Shilo, CFB London, CFB Petawawa, Belle Ewart, ON, and Calgary, AB before moving to Mesachie Lake. She was a long time member of the local seniors’ centre.

A Memorial Tea will be held at the Lake Cowichan Seniors’ Centre on Thursday, March 8, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cowichan Lake Community Services.

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