BLAKELY, Dorothy Jean (nee Fraser), wife of Gary Blakely of Cobourg, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at the Northumberland Hills Hospital. She was blessed with four children – Bill Whitelaw (Jannine), Bob Whitelaw (Thea), Bonnie Thrasher (Barry), Brad Whitelaw (Heidi); ten grandchildren – Jason (Angie), Melissa (Acey), Adam (Ashley), Aaron (Trish), Abby-Sue (Jacob), Tony (Andi), Bryden, Evan (Danika), Alex (Chris), Sadie and two great grandchildren – Ainsley and Laurel. “When I come to the end of the road and the sun has set for me, I want no rites in a gloom filled room, why cry for a soul set free? Miss me a little – but not too long, and not with your head bowed low. Remember the love that we once shared. Miss me – but let me go.” At Dorothy’s request there will be no funeral service or visitation. Dorothy’s family would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to the staff and nurses of the Palliative Care Unit for their care, compassion and accommodation over the last week of Dorothy’s life. They also wish to express their gratitude to the staff at the MacCoubrey Funeral Home for all of their help and guidance. Those wishing may make donations to the NHH – Palliative Care Unit through the MacCoubrey Funeral Home, Cobourg (905-372-5132). Condolences received at

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