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Edmund Dorey

Edmund Thomas Dorey

Thursday, December 8th, 1921 - Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Edmund Thomas (Ted) Dorey
97, died at the QE II Halifax Infirmary on January 18, 2019 with his family by his side. Ted is survived by his children, Allen (Cammie), Margaret Anne Johnson, Elizabeth, Robin (Kathy), Rebecca Dorey and daughter in law Martha Dorey. He was a proud Granddad to 11 grand children and Great Granddad to 10 great grand children, to some he was known as ‘Big Ted’.He was predeceased by Dot his wife of 73 years, brothers Forest and Laurie, sons Thomas and Stephen and son in law Malcolm Johnson. Although he couldn’t tend to them over the past few years like he used to, Ted’s love of nature was evident in his beautiful flower gardens he meticulously groomed over the years. He also took pride in the final development of Allen Heights subdivision. Cremation has taken place, In keeping with Dad's wishes there will be a private family graveside committal held at a later date. Donations can be made to charity of choice, QE II foundation, or Veterans Memorial Garden, Camp Hill. The family would like to thank the QE II emergency room nurses and physicians. Thank you to Dr. Krista Thompson for her care and compassion over the years, Northwood Home Care and VON for their excellent care and to the many neighbours and friends for all their kindness and support.
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Posted at 06:39pm
Elizabeth,
It has always been a pleasure speaking with you and your mom and dad. Visiting you all those years ago, making memories, and keeping contact has been a joy. Ted always reminded me of an "old world" gentleman, like a Rhett Butler. Wouldn't he get a chuckle over that? He and Dot are together again, dancing, bowling or whatever whim takes their fancy. He shall be missed.
Bev Dorey
PD

Paul Dunlop

Posted at 09:15am
What a wonderful life . I use to drop off a duck for him to eat . Many memories of years of bowling fun . Sympathy to you all in your loss . God be your comforter . Signed , Paul @ Rose Dunlop .
RM

Ron & Garth McIsaac

Posted at 08:06am
Allen, we are so very sorry for the loss of your father. even though he lived a long & wonderful life, it is never long enough, we always want more time together. Hopefully your memories of time spent together gives you comfort in the days, weeks & months ahead.
Kind regards
Ron & Garth McIsaac
ED

Elizabeth Dorey

Posted at 06:11am
My father was a faithful member and contributor to St Georges Anglican Church. Each autumn as the ACW prepare for the fall supper, 60 pounds of russet potatoes were donated and went on to be called “Teds Potatoes”. Dad loved nothing better than to be at a gathering or have company at home to talk and to reminisce about times past. As there will be no gathering of the community to celebrate him and his life, I hope you know that you can make contributions to St Georges in his name. That would please him.
I love you Dad and miss you more than words can say. Rest In Peace and Rise in Glory All my love, Elizabeth
HH

Hubert & Hilda

Posted at 05:06pm
Our sincere condolences on the loss of your Dad. We're thinking of you at this time. Hubert & Hilda
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Dot and Ted's Wedding Day
Mom, Dad and 7 children
One of dad’s favourite places on earth!
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