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Born: Sep 21, 1962

Date of Passing: Sep 10, 2020

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(nee DREGER)
September 21, 1962 - September 10, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the tragic and sudden passing of our beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend, Doris Zborowsky, on September 10, 2020, near Ile Des Chenes, MB at the age of 57 years.
Born on September 21, 1962, in Ashern, Manitoba, Doris was predeceased by her father Albert, infant brother Ronald, father-in-law Cyril, and beloved dog Kili.
Doris is survived by her husband Dean Carriere, daughter Katrina Zborowsky, mother Linda, sisters, Debbie (Garry), Marilyn (Adrian), Becky (Tim) and Gail (Joe), mother-in-law Fran, sister-in-law Cheryl (Richard), and numerous relatives and close friends.
Doris grew up on the family farm near Moosehorn, MB and moved to Winnipeg after high school for employment. Then after retiring from a successful career with Canada Post, she started another one in project management with JLL. Though she had a long working career she did enjoy her time away from work. She travelled the world visiting places like Turkey, Iceland, South Africa, Germany, England to name a few. From trekking to Machu Picchu (Peru), Everest base camp (Nepal), to riding a camel in the Sahara (Morocco) for a nights sleep under the stars. Mountain climbing and summiting the highest peaks in Argentina (Aconcagua), Italy (Gran Paradiso), Tanzania (Kilimanjaro), Russia (Elbrus). Relaxing in Thailand, Cayman, experiencing inner peace in Bali, seeing her climbing friends in Alaska, she did it all. Through these travels she met wonderful people, touched their hearts with her magical spirit, and made everlasting friends. Yet, the biggest adventure she took was to live the life of her dreams.
Her drive for excellence was in everything she did. Her health, her home, her outlook on life. An avid cyclist and overall fitness enthusiast. A gardener in that she created a beautiful yard with flowers in abundance and a hearty vegetable garden. A chef, creating divine meals for family and friends, and always looking to try new things. An artisan, creating wonderful items through sewing, knitting and crocheting with her own distinct personal style.
Of all her accomplishments and all that she had seen and done; her greatest joy was her daughter.
Our lives will never be the same without Doris's presence - gone, but never forgotten.
Due to Covid-19, an invitation only service will be held.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to an animal shelter of your choosing.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Sep 26, 2020

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • Dear Mrs. Dreger-you raised 5 strong Intelligent women-Debbie, Doris, Marilyn, Becky and Gail whom I call my sisters. My heart breaks. Katrina, you were the light/love of mom’s life. Your aunties (and partners), dad and his wife, are there for you today. Until We Meet Again my Sweet Angel, Lovingly Forever and Always, Dianne - Posted by: M Dianne Johnson (Sister of the heart) on: Oct 07, 2020

  • Rest well our beautiful sister. Love, Rebecca, Joanne, Duane - Posted by: Duane Johnson (Friend) on: Sep 29, 2020

  • Dear Linda and girls. To the whole family. I wish I had the perfect words to take away some of the ache you must be feeling. Know we are definitely thinking about all of you. God be with all of you. God bless. Ken and Jane Price. ♥️ - Posted by: Ken and Jane Price (Cousin) on: Sep 28, 2020

  • My sincere condolences to you and your family, Kat. Jordayn always speaks of your mom with great fondness and respect. Wishing you and your family peace and love in your time of grief. - Posted by: Stacie (Mother to a friend of Katrina) on: Sep 28, 2020

  • Believe that Doris’s beauty lives memory, in love, and even in your grief which proves that life has deep meaning. In the memories in your heart, Doris will be with you always. Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you during this heartbreaking time. - Posted by: Bruce Meisner and Henry Price (Friend) on: Sep 27, 2020

  • Our sincere condolences Dean, Katrina and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. - Posted by: Lynn & Marc Dotremont (Friend ) on: Sep 26, 2020

  • So sad to hear of Doris' passing. I haven't seen her for many years, but have many fond memories of her and her sisters from attending Ashern Central School. My heart breaks for you all, and there are truly no words. - Posted by: Debbie Pieterse (Johnson) (Friend) on: Sep 26, 2020

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