Obituary of Dorothy Theresa Ross
It is with sorrow that we announce the passing of Dorothy “Dot” Theresa Ross on August 20th, 2021 in her 96th year. Dot was born on September 28th, 1925, in Saint John, to her parents Joseph Leroy (Roy) and Edith Dunn. Dorothy was a part of a very large family of seven brothers and two sisters.
Dorothy is survived by her four loving children Paul, David (Elaine), Jane, and Lynne; and her sister Margaret “Peggy” Doucette. She will be missed by her eleven grandchildren Jennifer, Sarah, Matthew, Benjamin, John, Jessica, Emma, Ryan, Molly, Gracelyn, and Julia; and her ten great-grandchildren Luke, Madison, Marlin, Jack, Oliver, Isabelle, Quinn, Josephine, Eleanor and Audrey. Even though we feel sadness in our hearts, we find comfort knowing that Dot is united with Jesus, her loving parents, and her siblings. Dot was predeceased by her husband Leslie Ross.
Dot had a vibrant and positive outlook on life. Her greatest loves were family, singing and dancing. She participated in numerous sports, especially curling at the Thistle St. Andrews Curling Club; was involved with the Girl Guides and spent many summers at Camp Aswego on Belleisle. She was active in her community and put a smile on everyone’s face with her beautiful voice through the church choir and Sea Belles. She was a devoted catholic attending Our Lady of the Assumption for 60 plus years.
Arrangements are under the care of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 24th from 2:00 – 4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, August 25th at 10:00 am from the Brenan’s Funeral Home Chapel with interment directly following at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. The family is providing the opportunity for those unable to attend the funeral service to participate via Livestream; to access the link please visit the Brenan’s Funeral Home website. Donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke, The Police Foundation or Donor’s Choice. Condolence can be made by visiting https://brenansfh.com/.
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