Dorothea Gertrude POWERS


Dorothea Gertrude

(nee Gable)

late of Ladysmith, BC.

Born September 12, 1914 at Calgary, Alberta. Predeceased by her brothers and sisters; Fred, Sarah, Mary, Clara, Hank. Survived by her sisters Anne and Ruth. Married John George Powers on August 14, 1954 at Vancouver. Beloved wife, partner, helper and soul mate to John (Jack) Powers for the last 50 years.

Leaves to mourn her husband, daughter Elizabeth Kenui of Maui Hawaii, predeceased by her son John Sparrow. Survived by her grandchildren, Alexandra Elizabeth Thiessen (Craig), Marcia Edna Dorothea Dalton (Jimmy); great-grandchildren, Graeme Arthur David Green, Hayley Green, Kelly and Liam Wahl, Jordyn and Brendan Dalton.

Will be sadly missed by her sister and brother-inlaw Mary and Jerry Tuma, and long time dear friend Lois Schellenberg of Gibsons. Dorothea is survived by numerous neices and nephews. Private family service was held in Telford’s Chapel.

“Dorothea, my friend, my lover, my reason for being, we will be together again,”… love Jack.

Arrangements confidently assigned to Telford’s Mid-Island Memorial Services.


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