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
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,
Alexander Suraj, stepson Timothy 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
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.