September 7, 1919 ~ April 14, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Dorothy Thomas. Mom passed away peacefully on April 14, 2013 at Heron Grove.
Dorothy was born in Carberry, Manitoba. She moved to Vancouver Island at age 17 where she met her husband Sam. They spent most of their life in Surrey, BC. Mom moved to Vernon in 1991. She enjoyed her life in Vernon with family and friends for the past 22 years.
Dorothy was predeceased by her husband Sam and daughters Sharon and Cathy. She is survived by her daughters Marion (Vern), Gail, Trish (Alvan), Corinne and sons Bob, Lew (Judy) and Len (Winn) as well as 17 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff at Heron Grove for their wonderful care.
A memorial service will be held in Vernon, BC at the Vernon Church of Christ, 4107 Pleasant Valley Road on April 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice.