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Dorothy Duke (nee Healey)

Passed on: December 29th, 2014

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our precious wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Dorothy Duke (nee Healey), age 59, passed peacefully away at the Placentia Health Centre on Monday, December 29, 2014, in the presence of her loving family after a lengthy and courageous battle with Scleroderma. Predeceased by her parents, Peter and Louise Healey and parents-in-law, Annie and Michael Duke, sister Anna Murray and brother Maurice Healey. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, her devoted husband, Charles; her daughter and strongest advocate, Angie; her son-in-law, Jason O'Brien; her pride and joy, grandson Jesse; her sisters, Marguerite (Richard George), Carmel (Wayne Perham), and Catherine (Michael Murray); her brother Patrick Healey (Veronica); her best friend Ann King; her special friend, Janette King; and a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to Dr. B. Mangat, Dr. S. Mangat, Dr. Jamil and the staff at the Placentia Health Centre for their professionalism and care throughout Dorothy's illness. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Maher's Funeral Home, Placentia. Visitation Tuesday, December 30 from 7pm to 9pm, Wednesday, December 31 from 2pm to 5pm and 7pm to 9pm, and Thursday, January 1 from 2pm to 5pm and 7pm to 9pm. Funeral mass at Sacred Heart Parish Church, Fox Harbour, at 11am on Friday, January 2. Interment to follow at Fox Harbour Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Dorothy's name to the Scleroderma Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.

"Go rest high on that mountain. Gentle woman, your work on
earth is done."

 
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