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Dolly St. Jean

Posted By obits On April 15, 2011 @ 2:46 pm In Obituaries | 5 Comments

In Memorial

May 24, 1921 – April 13, 2011

 On Wednesday April 13, 2011 Dolly peacefully passed away. Born in Brookdale, Manitoba.

After losing her mother in 1941, she moved to Alberta and eventually moved to BC making both Maple Ridge and Mission her home.  She spent years dedicating her life as an educator, teaching both elementary and high school and ending her career as principal of Deroche Elementary.  She is survived by her 3 daughters, Jean (Maple Ridge), Rae (Kelowna) and Pooky (Joe) Maple Ridge.  5 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, 7 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Dolly will be missed and known for her spark!  A celebration of life will be held at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel 11765-224th St.Maple Ridge, B.C., on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 1:00 pm.

 A very special thank you to all the staff at Pleasant View Care Home for all the care and loving words during our mother’s four years, and for the extra special care and loving support during her final days.

 

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Condolence from Deborah St. Jean on April 17th, 2011 11:35 am

I was so saddened to here of aunt Dolly’s passing. My sincerest condolences go out to the families. I know she was such a wonderful lady who touched positively so many lives.

Deborah St. Jean-Salo (604-788-7221)
(Roy St. Jean and Ada’s youngest daughter)

Condolence from Lyle & NancyOlson on April 20th, 2011 8:05 pm

Wanting to let you know that our hearts go out to you, Jean & your family….
“May many angels be with you now and always”

Condolence from Anonymous on April 21st, 2011 9:31 pm

She was the light in the darkest hours of my days. I admired how she spoke her opinion no matter what people thought, even if it involved putting it some swear words. That was Dolly. When I asked her how she was, her reply was still kickin’. She always told me to not to get into too much trouble now, and to think good of others and to focus on the positive. I am glad I got to know her before she passed.

Condolence from Caroline Craig on May 4th, 2011 10:23 pm

A lovely tribute to a beautiful soul. My condolences to you, Jean, and all the family. Sorry I could not be at the memorial but I was thinking of Dolly and your family. I have many fond memories of our high school years!

Condolence from Keith Killips on May 5th, 2011 12:38 pm

I had not seen aunt Dolly since she left Edmonton when I was very young.The wonderful tribute to her brought back a few memories and added a lot of her life that I never knew.

Sincere condolences to Jean, Rae and Pooky. Remember her always.

Keith Killips

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