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Dorothy Mildred Wate

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Dorothy Mildred Wate

October 13, 1924 - April 27, 2015


Dorothy passed away peacefully on April 27 with family at her side. She was predeceased by her sister Marion McBride and brother Jack Dunlop. Left to mourn are devoted husband of 65 years Kenneth Wate, son Doug (Anne), daughters Barbara (Bill) and Jean (Dan), five grandchildren Theresa (Kevin), Sarah, Matthew, Jason and Christine and three great-grandchildren Linden, Dane and Kaleb.

Mum was born October 13, 1924 in Matsqui, BC and moved to Powell River in 1927 with her parents. The family lived in the Townsite where she attended Henderson Elementary and Brooks Secondary schools and graduated in 1943. Mum and Dad married on July 15, 1949. She was an active member of Powell River Golf Club, Duplicate Bridge and Ladies’ Bridge Clubs as well as Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

Grateful thanks to those who cared for mum over the years at Kiwanis Manor, Powell River General Hospital and Willingdon Creek Village. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, May 5 at 1:30 pm at Powell River Reformed Church, 4372 Padgett Road, with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Powell River Reformed Church or a charity of your choice.

Rest in peace, Mum! We will miss you!


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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
May 5, 2015
Beginning at 1:30pm

Powell River Reformed Church
4372 Padgett Rd.
Powell River, BC Canada

4372 Padgett Rd.
Powell River, BC Canada

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