Dorothy Ashby

Obituary of Dorothy Irene Ashby

ASHBY, Dorothy Irene Peacefully at St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre, Brantford on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in her 99th year. Dorothy Ashby, beloved wife of the late Ralph Ashby. Loving mother of Doug (Wendy), Keith (Cheryl) Ashby. Dear sister of the late Arley Cook, Grace (Ken) Killingbeck, Howard Cook. Dear sister-in-law of Joan Cook. Much loved grandmother of Lindsey (Scott), Tyler (Julia), Kelly (Kevin), Brad, Leah and great-grandmother of Emily, William, Arthur, Jordan, Arley, Vanessa and Ryan. Dorothy was a founding member of Fairview United Church and later moved to the Church of the Nazarene, Brantford. After her husband Ralph passed away in 1999, she moved into Tranquility Place and then 8 years later to St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre. After high school Dorothy worked at the W. Ross McDonald School for the Blind and then when World War II broke out she went to work at Cockshutts to support the war effort. Later in life she worked at Sears, Walkers and various other companies but always preferred to spend time raising her family. Friends will be received at the McCLEISTER FUNERAL HOME, 495 Park Road North Brantford on Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE. A private family service will follow with interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery. If wished, memorial donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association gratefully appreciated. Memories or condolences will be shared with the family at McCleister (519) 758-1553
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Public Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
McCleister Funeral Home
495 Park Road North
Brantford, Ontario, Canada