Dorothy Hilda Lunney
1923 – 2012
Dorothy Lunney (Payne) 89, passed away peacefully on July 31 at her residence in Nanaimo.
She was born in Balmoral Manitoba, was married for 54 years to her late husband
Albert, spent her working career as a Registered
Nurse in Winnipeg while raising a family of five. Dorothy spent her last 12 years in
British Columbia in Errington, Penticton and Nanaimo.
She is survived by her youngest sister,
Eleanor, children: Vicki (Terry) Stoddart, James (Helen) Lunney, Janice (Richard) Nield, Patricia Shelby, Susan (Wally) Galego, grandchildren: Cameron, James, Alison,
Jamie, Burton, Ashley and Roman.
She was pre-deceased by her parents, Charles and Hilda Payne, siblings: Cecil
(Shirley) Payne, Cyril Payne and Olive
(Henry) Jacobson. Dorothy was a woman of faith, she loved to sing, was a faithful church member. She passed in peace confident in her Saviour and her place in eternity. She will be buried next to Albert in Lakeside
A memorial service will be held at
Yates Funeral Home, Parksville
at 1:00pm Thursday, August 9th.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in her name to Health for Humanity (h4h.ca), or to the Anglican Relief and Development Fund
(anglicanaid.net). The family would like to express
profound gratitude to the residents and staff at Berwick on the Lake, Nanaimo and to her personal physician, Dr John Cline and to the paramedics, emergency and X-ray personnel at NRGH who provided companionship, love, care and excellent professional service in her last days.