Marie Agnes DODSWORTH

January 22, 1925 – December 8, 2008

The passing of Mrs. Marie Agnes Dodsworth, age 83 years at her home in Parksville, BC on December 8, 2008. The Funeral Mass was held at the Church of the Ascension Roman Catholic Church in Parksville on December 9, 2008 at 1:00 pm. Celebrated by Father Jozef Kobos. Internment took place in Allan, SK at the Allan Roman Catholic Cemetery on December 12, 2008 at 3:00 pm. Celebrated by Father Joseph Choji.

Survived by her children Mrs. Alice (Brian) Cervo of Blairmore, AB, Mrs. Margaret Nolin of Powell River, BC, Mrs. Paulette Amyotte of Parksville, BC, Mrs. Linda Macgillivray of Parksville, BC, Mr. Glenn (Melody) Dodsworth of Calgary, AB and Mrs. Angeline (Peter) Knight of Campbell River, BC: seventeen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild: sisters Mrs. Clara (Hugo) Bitz of Saskatoon, SK, Mrs. Rose (Al) Boechler of Saskatoon, SK, Mrs. Claudine Buchan of White Rock, BC and Mrs. Pauline Pope of Vancouver, BC.

She was predeceased by her parents Angeline and Paul, three sisters Hilda, Annie and Erna, her husband Frederick on January 21, 1964, and her son Fred on May 7, 2004.

The late Mrs. Dodsworth was born in Allan Sk and lived in various locations throughout southern Saskatchewan until moving to Duncan, BC in May, 1945. She lived on Vancouver Island and in the Lower Mainland for most of her remaining years. Marie enjoyed cooking, crocheting, gardening and hockey. She was dedicated to her faith, family and friends throughout her life.

Farewell to Marie

Today we say farewell

And a sad farewell indeed

To someone we knew so well

From earthly bonds now freed.

A greater glory to meet her

And ties to reunite

Angels there to greet her

The Lord to guide her flight.

Heaven’s gates swing open wide

Her soul on angel’s wings

Loved ones there all by her side

Hark, the herald angels sing.

Eternal peace is hers at last

No worry, no pain, no tears

We, fond mem’ries of the past

Through many happy years.

Peter Knight


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