THISTLE, Mrs. Dorothy (nee Boone), formerly of Oakville, St. Thomas and North Bay, passed away at her residence, Eastholme, Home for the Aged, Powassan, Ontario on Sunday, January 26, 2014, in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late George R. Thistle (1995). Loving mother of Georgia Matthews (Dennice Leonard) of Brampton, and Anita Hanke (Doug Gear) of Temagami. Also lovingly remembered by 6 grandchildren, Paul Matthews, Christi DeVries, Scott Matthews, Sean Matthews, Tara D’Agostino, and Kim Pauli, and 11 great grandchildren. A sister, Effie Boone predeceased her. Born in North River, Newfoundland, May 18, 1916, she was the daughter of the late John and Leah (nee Andrews) Boone. Dorothy was a retired elementary school teacher. She was a former member of Christ Church (Anglican), Glanworth and a member of the Retired Teachers of Ontario. A funeral service to celebrate Dorothy’s life will be held at Christ Church (Anglican), Glanworth (3424 Glanworth Dr., London) on Friday, January 31st at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Christ Churchyard. If so desired, memorial donations to the charity of one’s choice will be gratefully acknowledged. Thanks to Dr. Derek Ng and the wonderful staff on 3 South at Eastholme for their kind and loving care. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).
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