Dorita Louise Statham (nee: Bell)

The Best Grandmama in the World!

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Dorita Louise Statham on April 27, 2009. Dorita was born in New Westminster, BC and after living in various towns in BC, finally settled in Vernon. She was a loving, caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. For many years she worked as a care aide and has touched many hearts.

Dorita will be forever loved and remembered by her husband Thomas Statham; daughter Loretta (Mikel) Cantryn and their children: Kiera, Dustin and Nicolaas; son Corey Wagman and his children Brandon, Courtney, Kaleb, Aiden and Rylan. She is further survived by her siblings Pearl (Martin) Wagman, Harry Woolley, Loraine Zivijionwich, Monica (Jim) Campbell and Dave (Debbie) Bell.

A Celebration of Dorita’s Life will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, May 16, 2009 at Desert Cove Recreation Centre, Head-of-the-Lake Road. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation in Dorita’s memory to North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Vernon, BC 250-558-0866