Dorothy Dawson

Dorothy Dawson

Sadly we announce that Dorothy (Dolly) passed away November 18th at Castleview Care, with her family by her side.


Predeceased by her husband Frank (1998) and her only brother Joe Watkins (2009), she will be greatly missed by her family: Nona (Gary) Paulson, Valerie (Allan) Dingwall, Kathryn (Don) Wilkins and Jill (John) Vecchio, her 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.


Born in Paisley, Scotland October 9, 1915, Dorothy emigrated to Canada (Trail, B.C.) with her family at the

age of 11 where she met the boy-next-door, Frank.


Dorothy and Frank married in 1938, made their home in Trail, then Castlegar where they raised their 4 daughters.  Her family was the focus of her life and she nurtured us all with her cooking, baking, love of reading, her singing and her creativity.


Cremation has taken place and is under the care of

Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™.   There will be no funeral service; a private family memorial will be held at a later date.


We would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Keith Merritt and all the staff at Castleview who provided Mom with such loving care and attention the past 8 years. 

We are truly grateful.


Donations in Dorothy’s name can be made to The Alzheimers Society, 609 6th Street, Nelson, B.C. V1L 2Y7.


Dolly and Frank

Eternally Together Again

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