It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved Mom and Nana.
After a lengthy illness at the Trillium Hospital in Mississauga. On Tuesday, September 19th, 2023 at the age of 93. Loving wife to Jim (predeceased 1996) for over 40 years, loving companion to Bob Ruttkay (predeceased 2022) for over 20 years, and loving friend to many. Loving mother of Trevor and his wife Patricia and Kari and her husband, Ed Loveys. Beloved Nana of Joshua, Danielle, Caleb, and Noah. Beloved Grand Nana of Evelyn.
Born in Winnipeg Manitoba September 12, 1930, to William and Matilda Geary. Dorothy was the middle child and was predeceased by her oldest sister Irene and her younger sister Edna. Dorothy moved to Toronto at age 13. Attended East York Collegiate until age 16 and then worked at H. J. Heinz Ltd for 10 years. A long-time resident of Mississauga since 1958. She will be remembered for her kindness and love of people and animals.
Funeral service will be held at Christ Our King Lutheran Church, 2150 Dundas St. West, Mississauga (west of Erin Mills Parkway) on Friday, September 29th at 2.00 p.m. preceded by viewing at the church at 1.00 p.m.
Private family interment on Saturday at St. John’s Cemetery, Eastwood, Ontario.
For those who wish, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Memorial Fund Christ our King Lutheran Church Mississauga on Dorothy’s behalf.