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Mrs. Aili (née Kurvits) DORE

July 28, 2012

Mrs. Aili Dore, née Kurvits

beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away suddenly on July 28, 2012 in Parkville, BC.

Aili was 72 years old, energetic and vibrant throughout her life. Born in Tallinn, Estonia in 1940, she and her mother found their way to Canada in 1949, establishing themselves in Medicine Hat, Alta.

Aili studied nursing at the University of Alberta Hospital and first practiced her skills in the village of Norway House in northern Manitoba. There she met and married David, with whom she shared an adventurous life.  She dedicated her life, her gifts and her energy to her husband Dave and her beloved family; children Shannon, Kelly, Andrea and Craig; their spouses, Tomas, Roy, and Megan; and beloved grandchildren, Carson, Tanner, Madeleine and Ella.

Her life will be celebrated at a service and reception at the Yates Funeral home in Parksville, BC at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, 2012.

In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully accepted in her name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the local SPCA.

YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.

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