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Date of Passing: May 19, 2021

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1926 - 2021

In loving memory of Dorothy Brown who passed away peacefully on May 19, 2021 at Middlechurch Nursing Home.
She is predeceased by her parents, brother Don, sister Gwen, and husband Gilbert.
Dorothy leaves to mourn her sister Maisie; daughter Donna Black; sons, Don, William (Elisa), and Allen (Lynne); plus numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Dorothy was born in Welland, Ontario and grew up in North Bay and Toronto. She married Gib in 1945 and moved to Manitoba to start farm life, eventually settling in Birtle, Manitoba and then Erickson. Moved to Winnipeg in 1959. She worked at SS Kresge's for 31 years. Dorothy enjoyed gardening. Rainbow Stage was her passion and she went whenever possible. She loved Oak Hammock Marsh and bird watching.
Dorothy requested no funeral service and cremation has taken place. A family Celebration of Life will take place when circumstances permit.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Middle Church Nursing Home for their support and care of Dorothy, especially the staff of S2.

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 29, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • Worked with Dorothy at Polo Park for almost 3 years as a asst. manager only to realize afterward that it was Dorothy who really managed the store not Jim or myself what a great lady who worked so tirelessly to make us all successful she worked the store from the day it opened till the day it closed for the last time My condolences to the family on their great loss of a wonderful lady - Posted by: Robert howe (Former co worker) on: May 30, 2021

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