Dorothy passed away on April 26, 2012 in her 91st year in Ladysmith, BC. She was born in Winnipeg February 19, 1922, the fifth child of James and Sophia Cox.
She is survived by daughters Catherine, Chelsea, PQ; Leigh (Heimo), Burlington, ON; son Ian (Brenda), Honeymoon Bay, BC; much loved granddaughters Zoe (Nat), Julia, Robynn, Jennifer and Rhianon ; great-granddaughter Quinn; and sister Shirley Bailey (Mel). She is fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was predeceased by her elder son Jamie (1995) and husband Ken (2001).
After her retirement from St. Boniface General Hospital, Dorothy and Ken moved to Shawnigan Lake, BC where they enjoyed many years of curling, golf and bridge playing.
A service of remembrance will be held May 8, 2012, 1:00 p.m. at First Memorial Funeral Services, 375 Brae Rd., Duncan, BC, with a reception to follow. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers: Dorothy’s grand-niece, Gina Cox (27), passed away suddenly in Winnipeg, MB on April 24, 2012, leaving two young children. Gina’s family has established a trust fund to assist the children in the future. Dorothy’s children encourage you to support this endeavour with contributions to the fund in memory of Dorothy. (Royal Bank TR# 04627, A/C # 5059456, Gina’s (Cox) Children’s Fund)