STRUSSI, Dorothey Ann
July 11, 1938 – September 6, 2011
After years of many illnesses, Dorothey is finally at peace. She joined her loving husband on September 6, 2011 with her family by her side.
Dorothy was predeceased by her first husband Louis Patrick Bortoletto, second husband Renato Strussi who were married for 41 years. She was also predeceased by her mother Ethel Bates,father Walter Thomson, brother Leslie Thomson, grandson David Pridge, granddaughter Amy Pridge, great grandson Jared Balance.
She is survived by her children Sharlene (Leonard Banks), Shane (Dianne Bortoletto), Patti (Eric Lind), Cindy (Harry Herd), Trudy (Kevin Logan), Tammy Bortoletto, Buddy Bortoletto, Rene (Jeff Bonora), Trudy (Gord Fall). Dorothey was so proud of her 26 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
Dorothey was the first born of twelve children. She will be greatly missed by her brothers and sisters, Bob, Gary, Ernie,Gordy, Dougie, Kathy, Betty Anne, Andy, John and Fred.
Dorothey was a mother to not only her own children, she was a mother to all of their friends as well. She will be remembered for her fancy cakes, sewing, knitting, crocheting, her house was always open to all kids and company to stop by for coffee.
A special thank you to Dr. Tancon and the staff at Valley Care Medical Clinic. Also a big thank you to all the pharmacists at Safeway for going above and beyond always for our mom.
Funeral to take place Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church.
Burial at Cumberland Cemetary. Reception to follow at the O.A.P. in Cumberland.
“Give Dad a Kiss for all of us.”