HAND, Dorothy May 'Dot' - It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Aunt, Sister and Friend on Saturday September 10, 2016 at the age of 92.
“Aunt Dot” was predeceased by her loving husband, Edward (1987).
She was the much loved sister and best friend of Doreen Wallace.
Adored Aunt of Doug and Sue Hicks, Burke and Gaylene Archibald, Mike and Karen Wallace, Scott Wallace, Patricia Surman and Robert and Chris Swain.
Great Aunt to Tim and Amanda Hicks, Eric Hicks and Jenn Franks, Brian Archibald and Katie Wilson, Krista and Greg Phillips, Sandra and Don Martin, Ian and Alison Jane, Rachel and Ryan Surman, Brittany and Miranda Swain as well as several great- great nieces and nephews.
Also awaiting “Aunt Dot's” arrival in heaven were her parents, Charles and Florence Swain, brother, Norman and his wife Jean Swain, brother-in- law, James Wallace and cherished nephew Charles (Chuck) Hicks.
Best friend of Pauline and Eddie Ellis.
Dot devoted her entire life to caring for her family and friends and was lovingly referred to as “Aunt Dot” by all who knew her. She was a kind and gentle soul with a heart filled with love and compassion for all living things. She will be truly missed by all that love her.
Visitation will be held at Patterson Funeral Home, Niagara Falls on Monday September 12th from 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday September 13th from 1-2 p.m. with the Funeral Service in celebration of “Aunt Dot's" life to follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow.
In honour of “Aunt Dot's” love of animals, donations to the Niagara Falls Humane Society or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.