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DUXBURY, Dorothy Patricia

March 17, 1917- Medicine Hat, AB
June 12, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Dorothy Patricia Duxbury passed away peacefully at the Sarcee Care West on Wednesday, June 12th 2013 at the age of 96 years.

Dorothy was born to William and Annie Keats in Medicine Hat, AB on March 17, 1917. She was an AGT telephone operator in Drumheller and Calgary, where she met and married Joseph Duxbury in 1946. They enjoyed 50 years together in Calgary and enjoyed travelling and camping with their holiday trailer. She was a devoted daughter to her parents, and her mother lived with them until her death. Dorothy’s home for the past four years was Trinity Lodge where her sense of humor and happy outlook on life was treasured.

Dorothy leaves to mourn many nieces, nephews, and a multitude of life long friends.

She was predeceased by her husband Joseph in January of 1997, her
parents, brothers Howard, Elmer, and Edward.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, June 17th 2013 at 2 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queens Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Dorothy Duxbury, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Audrey Vance (Duxbury) :

    Remembering Auntie Dorothy fondly. She is now reunited with her beloved Joe Joe.

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  2. Pat Hauck (Duxbury) :

    Auntie Dorothy will be remembered fondly for all the time she spent with all the neices and nephews. Showing us the wonders of nature during camping trips, encouraging us when we needed it. She helped out parents when she could and was there for us. Aunt Dot will be missed by all who knew and loved her!

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  3. Wendy Foster (Duxbury) :

    Remembering Auntie Dorothy fondly for all those special times while growing up. You will be in my thoughts always.
    You will be missed.

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  4. Denise Hetherington :

    Aunty Dot, You will be remember dearly. Growing up my mom ( Shelley Hetherington) use to take us to your place and have tea and admire your beautiful garden.
    Denise Hetherington

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  5. Roy Hetherington :

    To Joyce and Karen–

    Please accept the condolences from the Hetherington Family on the passing of Auntie Dot. We recently had the pleasure of visiting her in May at the lodge before we headed to Windermere.

    We enjoyed many get togethers with her, Joe, Tom and Shelley. A very nice Lady Who enjoyed a good joke and was very straight forward no messing around with Auntie Dot.

    Sincerely– Dora and Roy

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