Dorothy Mavis Rudolph

Dorothy Mavis Rudolph

Passed away peacefully in Nanaimo, June 30, 2012 at 94 years of age, born in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 3, 1918.

Predeceased by her parents, Fredrick Ninow and Clara Burns, and by siblings; Iris, Queenie (Clifford), Eileen (Eric), Frederick (Norma), Raymond (Jean), and Norma (Glen).

Dorothy is survived by her loving husband, James; and by her son Alan (Karen) and her daughter Patricia (Brian), along with her ten grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and siblings Thelma (Douglas), May (Walter), Cecil (Natalie) and Don.

Dorothy grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa where she met and married James in 1942. In 1988 they moved to Canada and lived in Nanaimo for the last 20 years.

Dorothy was devoted to James; they did extensive travelling together, served a mission in England for their church, loved to play tennis and were ardent ballroom dancers winning many competitions. Dorothy was a true peacemaker, always thoughtful and concerned for others. She showered her family with generous love, service and kindness and enjoyed spending time with them. Her gentle nature and generous smile will be greatly missed.

The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Ehman and the compassionate workers at Wexford Creek.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 10:00 am, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2424 Glen Eagle Crescent, Nanaimo.

Telford’s of Nanaimo


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