SCHMITTwebDorothy Isabel Schmitt, of Chesley,  formerly of Hanover, passed away at Elgin Abbey Nursing Home, Chesley on Sunday, March 30, 2014 in her 89th year.

Born in Markdale on August 29, 1925 to the late William and Olive (nee Wiley) Johnston. Dorothy sang in the choir at Grace United Church for many years as well a member of the Campbell’s Corner Women’s Institute.

Survived by loving husband Cecil Schmitt of R#3 Hanover, sons Larry (Anne) Schmitt of Kitchener and Brian (Sherry) Schmitt of R#3 Hanover. Lovingly remembered by her step grandchildren Christopher, Kelly and Victoria and step greatgrandchildren Samantha and Kieran. Predeceased by her sister Marie Patton and brothers Donald and William Johnston.

Visitation at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm.

A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 at 11:00 am, at Grace United Church (310-12th Street, Hanover).

Interment in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society, Canadian Cancer Society or Grace United Church would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

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