WEED, Dora May

On the evening of September 26, 2012, Dora May Weed (nee: Everett) passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family in Polson Multi Care Unit, at the age of 98.

Born in Dunnville, Ontario, on February 28, 1914, she moved west with her family when she was four years old, settling in Vernon, British Columbia. Dora followed her dream to Vancouver to become a hairdresser and returned to Vernon to work. In 1953 she married the love of her life, David Weed, and they had one son, Terry, in 1958. After Terry was born, Dora became a full time housewife and mom. She resided in her easthill home for fifty-five years.

Dora is survived by her son Terry and daughter-in-law Cinthia of Vernon; grandson Michael Weed of Fort Nelson, British Columbia; granddaughter Melanie Weed of Vernon; one sister Velma Parker of Vernon; and numerous extended family members.

She was predeceased by her husband David in 1995; her parents, Freeman and Lily Everett; sisters: Gladys Brown, Ruth Foote, Hazel Darroch; and one brother Ernest Everett.

A celebration of life will be held October 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm, in the tea room of the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Thompson officiating. Inurnment will follow in a private family service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Cancer Agency – 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3, or the Heart and Stroke Foundation – #4, 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.

Pleasant Valley Dignity Funeral Home in charge of Arrangements

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