Dorothy Cheyne

Dorothy Cheyne

Dorothy Mae Cheyne

February 7, 1928 – April 17, 2016

The family of Dorothy Cheyne (nee McLean) wish to announce that she passed away peacefully with her family by her side on April 17, 2016 at Saanichton Peninsula Hospital in Saanichton, BC. She was predeceased by her parents, her four brothers and two sisters.

Dorothy was born in Saskatoon and resided in Ocean Falls, Campbell River and moved to Kitimat in 1969.

Dorothy is survived by her husband of 68 years, Maxwell, daughters Cheryl (Doug) and Barbara (Roy), grand-daughters Kellie (Bernie), Kim, Shannon (Jeremy), Tracee (Lonny) and Camille (Micheal) and great-grandchildren Hayden, Kassondra, Kelsea, Karlee, Joshua, Mackenzie, Harper, Luca, Jaxon and Kaia. She will be sadly missed by all her relatives and friends.

Dorothy was a staple of many local community groups no matter where she lived. She volunteered for 60 years with the B.C. Association of Hospital Auxiliaries, was an original member of the B.C. Seniors Games, started the Kitimat Seniors Centre, active member of the Kitimat Tennis and Badminton Clubs, Leader in the Girl Guides Association, and long-time member of the United Church, including CGIT Leader. She was an avid gardener and accomplished seamstress.

Dorothy and Maxwell moved to sunnier weather in 2014 to reside at Norgarden Estates in Sidney by the Sea.

A Family Tea was held on Friday, April 22, 2016 in Victoria to celebrate her life. The family would like to thank Dr. Ambrose Marsh for his kind care during her last two years.

Donations can be made in the memory of Dorothy to the Canadian Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.

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