Dorothy J. Charlebois passed away at Vernon Polson Extended Care on Saturday, September 3, 2005, at 86 years of age. Dorothy was predeceased, in 1999, by her husband of 56 years, Romeo. She is survived by: one daughter Lynn (Dale) Severin of Vernon; 3 sons, Terry (Evelyn), Dennis (Karen) both of Calgary, Brent of Vernon; three grandchildren, Michelle, Angie, Robert; one great grandchild Kieran. Dorothy leaves behind 2 sisters in Alberta, and was predeceased by 3 sisters and a brother. Dorothy was born in Calgary, Alberta and was raised on a farm in Gleechen. Dorothy and Romeo ran their own business in Calgary, until retiring to Vernon in 1980. She was a Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, an accomplishment she cherished. Dorothy loved to cook, dance and entertain. Her door was always open. Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2005 at Vernon City Cemetery with Minister Murray Ververda officiating. No flowers by request, donations can be made to Vernon Cancer Clinic c/o The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation 2101 – 32nd Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2. Arrangements are in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Service. 558-0866.