January 3, 1927 – December 18, 2020
It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our mom, Dorothy Shields, Dec 18, 2020, age 93 in Burnaby BC.
Predeceased by her husband Dennis (married 68 yrs). Survived by her son David Shields (Wendy) and her daughters Debbie Shields (Mike Etheridge), Shelley Waite (Robert) and her grandchildren Stephanie, Courtney, Jenna, Kurt, Jackson and Haley. Also survived by her brothers Bill and Bob Edwards and her sister Betty McLellan.
Dot was born in Blakeburn BC and grew up with her family in Cumberland BC. She graduated in 1949 from St. Paul’s Hospital as a registered nurse. Mom loved being a nurse and cherished the lifelong friends she made at St. Paul’s.
Dot continued her career at Victoria Order of Nurses, Burnaby General Hospital and retired from Burnaby Home Care in 1992.
During their retirement, Dot and Dennis enjoyed golfing, travelling and spending time with family and friends. Mom was all about family and was a very caring and loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and Grammy. She will be forever missed.
To all the staff on Lower North at George Derby Centre, we appreciate you more than words can say.
A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
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