Dorothy Alderton

Obituary of Dorothy Bell Alderton

Alderton, Dorothy Bell (Anderson, Hall)

Late of Leamington, Ontario, passed away in her 91st year at Erie Shores Hospice, Leamington. Our beloved matriarch will be greatly missed by her family and friends in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and San Diego, CA. Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Jessie (Hardy) Alderton. By her former husbands Harvey G. Anderson and Donald J. Hall. Her brothers, Albert, Clifford, Robert, Walter, Kenneth, Leonard, Archie and Thomas and her sisters, Hilda, Beatrice and Anna. Her grandsons, Steven Andres and Harley Palmer. Her Granddaughters, Chloe Dafoe, Skylar Martineau. Survived by her sister Margaret Butler. Her children Larry Anderson (Linda), Sandra Anderson, Brenda Andres (Denis), Doreen Will (Larry), Beverley Lavigne (Randy Chase), Donald Anderson (Debbie), Jeffery Hall, Sherry Hall, Bob Hall, Carolyn Hall (Bill Bateman). Her Grandchildren Christie, Jennifer, Jody, Shane, Aaron, Matthew, Shanna, Brandy, Kate, Jessica, Brittany, Brooke, Evan, Alec, Lauren and Tanya and their spouses. Great Grandchildren Adam, Ryan, Daniel, Julia, Hayley, Cameron, Jasmynn, Madisynn, Curtis, Ryan, Chase, Aria, Elena, Madison, Brian, Jaxyn, Mila, Roxton and Kasyn Drew Lefeber. Our matriarch loved life and her family. At 14 years old she worked in Marathon, Ontario in a spark plug factory in the war effort. Her many adventures included, her boat and live bait business in Bancroft, Ontario, her horse Nemesis, in Seton Portage in B.C, camp cook for high mountain guides in Whitehorse, Yukon, cook at Peregrine Lodge in the Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. Making pies for the BC railway crews at Seton Portage, BC. These adventures happened after raising ten children in the Leamington area. She enjoyed cooking, music, dancing, old movies and travelling all over Western Canada and the USA. The family wishes to thank the VON nurses, Erie Shores Health Care, TLC Patient Transfer, Hospice staff, Reid Funeral Home, Albuna Cemetery Staff, and Bryon Knight (bagpiper). Cremation has taken place. Interment at Albuna Cemetery. Private Family service Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm. Celebration of life for Dorothy Alderton to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to VON or a charity of your choice may be made by contacting the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell St., Leamington (519-326-2631). Family and friends are invited to sharing their words of comfort at www.reidfuneralhome.ca