DOROTHY BLADES

BLADES (NEE MOORBY) DOROTHY ELLEN July 29, 1929 – June 17, 2006 It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Dorothy Ellen Blades at the age of 76 years. Dorothy was born in Camrose, Alberta and lived in the Round Hill area with her parents Ellen and Arthur Moorby. She married George Ernest Blades on September 2, 1948. She made a home for George and their four children in numerous places throughout their marriage – Camrose, Wetaskawin, Oxbow, Estevan and Calgary. They retired to the home they built outside of Caroline where she enjoyed being in the outdoors, travel and visiting with friends and family. Dorothy was a thoughtful and caring person of great inner strength. She was loved and respected as a wife, a mother, a grandmother and a friend. She lived a full life, overcoming the limitations that arthritis imposed upon her. Dorothy will be remembered fondly by her children, Dennis (Diane) and their children Darlene and Dustin, Gwen (Jim) and their daughter Beth, Garth (Sandra) and their children Taylor, and Zach, and Kevin (Trina). Dorothy is survived by her sister Margaret: and sister-in-laws Bernice, Gladys (Lorne) Doris (Arnold), Elaine (Doug); numerous nieces and nephews and many family friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 1:00pm at St. Mark's Anglican Church. (4915 52nd Street, Innisfail). In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Arrangements entrusted to: Metcalf Funeral Chapel, 4200 49th Ave., Innisfail, AB. Phone 227-3123.


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