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Dorothy Mae Parker
December 15, 2015
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<div itemprop="description">Dorothy Mae Parker (Reese)<br /><br />It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our wife, mom, nanny/grammie, loving friend. Mom passed suddenly, but peacefully on December 15, 2015 at home at the age of 75. <br /><br />She was the daughter of the late Percy and Alva (Glavin) Reese of Paradise, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia and daughter-in-law of the late D. Olive and Walton H. Parker. She grew up with an enormous appreciation for life, loyalty, and strong family values, which she passed along to her family. Beloved wife of Ronald (Ron) of 54 years, loving mother of Heather (Brian Farrell), Stephen (Barb Sobey), Darren (Krista), and Bradley (Shonagh). She cherished her nine granddaughters Ashley (Scot Fram), Leah and Sara (Farrell); Molly; Alexandra, Mackenzie, and Katelyn; and Abigail, and Isabella. <br /><br />Dear sister of Betty (Donald) Zwicker, Bill (Lyn) Reese, Donnie Reese., Frank (Sandy) Reese, Louise (Greg) FitzGerald, Gail (Raymond) Toole, Eugene (Marion) Reese, Judee Reese, and the late Chester, Paul, and Waller.<br /> <br />Dorothy was a devoted member of Knox United Church for over 45 years. She was also an active member of the United Church Women (UCW) during much of that time. She loved spending time gardening, knitting, pickling, baking, playing bridge and playing board games with her granddaughters.<br /><br />A visitation for Dorothy will be held on Friday, December 18 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Knox United Church, 567 Sackville Drive followed the next day with a celebration of her life at 1 p.m. Reception will be held in the church hall after the celebration. <br /><br />For those wishing, donations to the IWK Woman&rsquo;s Health Centre or Canadian Addison&rsquo;s Society ( would be appreciated. <br /> <br /><br /></div>