The family announces with sadness the passing of our dearly loved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grand Mother (GG) on Saturday February 11, 2012 in her 87th year.     Beloved wife of Keith, treasured Mother of three daughters, Sherry, Kathy and Anne (Tigwell), a dearly loved Grandmother of Rona (Piero),Timothy, (Tamara), Nathan (Marla), Krista (Athony), Shaun (Catriona), Melanie (Brian), Nanette (Shawn), Lacey (Robb), Christopher (Jill), and Bradley (Judy). She will always be remembered with joy and love by her 13 great grandchildren.  She is pre-deceased by 3 brothers Bert, Roy and Richard Wilkins and son-in-law, Arvi Tigwell. Dorie had celebrated many special events throughout her life in the company of her family, their large circle of friends from; Moore Street and Corunna, Ontario Canada Baseball Associations, and Arizona.  Most recently their 65th Wedding Anniversary on June 22, 2011. Dorie was an avid Blue Jays Fan and spent years at ball parks and community activities alongside her husband Keith, ‘her Great One’.  You rarely saw one without the other being close by.  They travelled extensively and Dorie was known as ‘the women behind the scene’. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME , 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Monday, February 13, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Smith Funeral Home. A private interment will be held at Resurrection Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Ontario Baseball Association or Canadian Cancer Society in Dorie’s memory through Smith Funeral Home (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://smithfuneralhome.ca/obits.php?id=2150

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