Dorothy Alice Findlay was raised in Vavenby, BC., and the North Thompson Valley was home for her entire life. She loved and cherished these things:
• Her husband and soul mate, Ric
• Her children, Eric, Amy and Kyle
•Her grandchildren, Hayzen, Jonah and Tucker
• Her Mom, family and friends.
• Working with the Challengers
• Curling, hiking, golfing, camping with family and friends at Adams & Cluculz Lakes
• Her visits to the casinos.
Dorothy is survived by Ric Findlay, her beloved soul mate of 28 years; her children, Eric (Michelle)?, Amy (Leonard)?, and Kyle (Jen)?; her grandchildren, Hayzen, Jonah and Tucker, all of whom she cherished. She will be sadly missed by her mom, Alice Cederholm; brothers, Ron (Charlotte)?, Bill (Kathy)? and Ray (Irene)?; sisters, Donna (Daryl)?, Vera (Gavin)?, Betty-Ann (Larry)? and Sheila (Teri)?; her extended family, Dot (step mother-in-law)?, Jim (Karen)?, Bruce (Loretta)?, Jude (Real)?, Dori (Don)?, Darlene (Kerry)?, Deb, Ernie (Heather)? and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many treasured friends and neighbors, and all who knew her.
Dorothy was predeceased by her father, Ed Cederholm, her in-laws, Stan and Patricia Findlay and a number of aunts, uncles and grandparents.
A Celebration of the Life of Dorothy Findlay took place on Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at the Community Hall in Vavenby, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Clearwater Challengers Group (C/O Yellowhead Community Services, Box 1082 RR1, Clearwater, BC, V0E 1N0)? for their annual field trip; the Challengers were near and dear to Dorothy’s heart. Funeral arrangements entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, 73 Taren Drive, Clearwater, BC, 1-877-674-3030.
Not only has Dorothy left her legacy in the North Thompson Valley, but also, not one but many footprints to all she touched.