CAMERON (Blake), Dorothy Margaret
Passed away peacefully to be with her Lord on November 8, 2010 at the age of 85. Dorothy leaves to celebrate her life, daughters Gwen (John Stead) and Sandra, grandchildren Ryan Bryde (Sue) and Kylah Bryde, great grandchildren Jessica and Lucas; and many dear nieces and nephews, sisters and friends. Dorothy joins in heaven her husband Don, sons Donald Glenn and Charles (Chuck), her parents, sisters and brother. Dorothy was born in Rapid City, Manitoba on August 19, 1925. Moving to Invermere at the age of 7 and living in the Columbia Valley – Edgewater – until 1964. From there the family moved to Abbotsford, then to Westbank in 1969. She established and managed the Edgewater Credit Union, and went on to own several businesses, including Westbank Market. Retiring at the age of 50, she went on to leadership positions in Toastmistresses and Aglow. Playing hockey as a teen, Dorothy, in retirement, became an avid downhill skier and skied until she was 76. She and Papa especially loved teaching their grandchildren to ski. Dorothy dearly loved her family, friends and her Lord and Saviour. Dorothy loved well and was well loved. She was truly one of God’s angels on earth. The family would like to extend a thank you to Hospice House for their wonderful care. A Graveside Service will take place on Saturday, November 13th at 10:00 am at the Westbank Cemetery, after which a celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC with Pastor Dotti Thiessen officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, #202-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6 or to Gideons, c/o 593 Spruceview Place South, Kelowna, BC, V1V 1S8 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 1633 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1P6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.