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Date of Passing: May 12, 2017

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DOREEN DOROTHY ABRAHAM (nee BROWN) It is with great sadness we announce the sudden passing of our wife, mother and grandmother, on Friday, May 12, 2017, at the age of 64 years. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 47 years, Tom, her daughter Karen (Darren) Barnstable, one grandson Dylan, and extended family and friends. Doreen was born and raised in Winnipeg. In 1971 she met and married Tom, and eventually moved and raised their family in St. Francois Xavier. Mom enjoyed quilting, cooking and gardening and spending time with her family. Viewing will begin at 10:00 a.m. and a funeral mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the St. Francois Xavier Roman Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, 4000 Portage Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations in Doreen's memory may be made to a charity of your choice. For those who wish to sign the online Guest Book please visit our website 204-885-9715,

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on May 17, 2017

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • It was always a pleasure for me to speak with Doreen at the many community events she attended and as she was out for a walk. Doreen was a kind person that always willingly gave of her time to help others and will be missed by all that knew her. - Posted by: Dwayne Clark (Friend) on: May 19, 2017

  • Doreen was always having a short visit talking to me at the Safeway store, giving updates about Tom, and how she was doing, kind lady. I will miss her, My condolences to the family. Marc - Posted by: marc c (served at the safeway store and talk to her at some events that I went to around St. Francois Xavier) on: May 18, 2017

  • I was so sorry to hear of Doreen's sudden passing. She always had a funny story to tell and loved her family deeply. I am sure she will be missed, as we will miss her!! - Posted by: Sandy Spence (Fellow Quilter) on: May 17, 2017

  • I'm so very sorry for your loss Tom. Doreen always had a warm smile and time to say hello whenever our paths crossed. - Posted by: Lorraine Lavallee (childhood friend) on: May 17, 2017

  • Really sorry to hear that Tom, she was such a nice person, best to you and your Family - Posted by: Norbert (Customer) on: May 17, 2017

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