It looks like you are viewing this on a mobile device. Would you like to use the mobile version? No thanks.
It looks like your device can support the full version of the site. Would you like to view that instead? No thanks.
Email to a friend Tweet This Send to Facebook Share on Google+
Dorothy Mae Emslie
February 14, 1922 - January 22, 2017
Return to the Memorial Getting Started Administration Inbox  
Return to Getting Started  
Return to the Memorial Help Extend the Memorial Order a Keepsake Book  
Obituary Eulogy Guestbook Biography Photos Media Life Stories Family Tree Contribute
<div itemprop="description">EMSLIE (Fowler), Dorothy Mae, age 94 of Fall River, passed away on January 22, 2017 in the Aberdeen Hospital. <br>Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Lydia (Alexander) and John Fowler. <br>During the Second World War, Dorothy worked as an aircraft technician on the Avro Anson at Canada Car in Amherst. She loved gardening and flowers, and a good game of Canasta. She enjoyed music and was a talented musician and singer. She also had the gift of poetry and wrote poems for many of her family members. She was a very positive lady who was well liked and had many friends. She loved to bake and she’d always insist that you ate when you stopped for a visit. During the retirement years, she and Jim enjoyed following the Toronto Blue Jays. <br>Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Karlotta Simpson, Deborah (Arie) vandeRijt, Valerie (Frank) Deveau; sons Roger (Ramona), James (Leona); grandchildren, Kandi (Andy), Rodni (Ellen), Kelli (Stephen), Rommi (Charles), Peter, Miles (Leighanne), Benjamin (Courtenay), Timothy (Dasha), Jennifer, Lyndsey (Ryan), Charlotte, Clarke (Chris), Gavin (Marie); 12 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. <br>Dorothy was predeceased by her husband of 71 years, James; their infant son Myles and her 12 brothers and sisters. <br>Cremation has taken place. <br>The memorial service will be held at 10 am on Friday January 27, in Atlantic Funeral Home, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth, Rev. James Haughn officiating. Reception to follow. <br>Interment to take place in Amherst in the spring. <br>Flowers are welcome. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Foundation. <br>Special thanks to 4th floor nurses Stephanie, Heather and Jordan, and the staff of 5th floor Palliative Care, Aberdeen Hospital, and to Rev. James Shaffner for his kind words. Thanks to the staff of High-Crest Nursing Home in Sherbrooke. <br>Online condolences may be made by visiting the Dartmouth Chapel at <br> <br> <br></div>