Donald Lorne DICKIE

DICKIE, Donald Lorne

Dec 15th, 1931

May 19th, 2009

After a lengthy battle with

Emphysema his heart

was just too tired.

He slipped away with his

step-granddaughter Anna

Marie at his side at VGH.

He was a lifetime Seaman until his health prohibited it. Don shared many stories of his world travels and Ports. Predeceased by longtime companion Valene,

step-daughter Majorie and many brothers of the sea. Survived by step-grand daughter Anna Marie,

step-great grandson

Alexander Suraj, stepson Timothy Upsdell,


Crysta Couper/Upsdell,

step grandson Travis Couper/Upsdell, step great granddaughter Alexa.

Connie and family, Bobbi and Family and long time caregiver Betsy MacVicar who he called his niece.

Betsy and son James/Jenn wish to extend their

heart felt thank you and

sincere appreciation to the following: Dr. Elliott Mintz, Dr. T. Fera, all the

home care nurses, his

homemaker, oxygen support team and staff at

McDonalds Pharmacy.

Special Thanks to Sharon and Eddie Barker who shopped for & delivered his groceries & alway

remembered to bring his

favourite McDonalds or Wendys treat and his

landlady May Nembhard who totally renovated his suite to meet his needs.

Extra special thanks to

Sharon Additer & May for looking after & cleaning suite


you are free to sail the 7 seas.

Gone but still in my heart,

your niece – Betsy.

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