Dorothy MARSHALL

Dorothy Muriel Marshall (nee Mitchelson) passed away on March 18, 2017, at home in Chilliwack at age 93 years. She was born April 10, 1923, in Essex, England. Muriel immigrated with her husband Ted to Vancouver in March 1953. They resided for 3 years in Vancouver’s West End before moving to West Vancouver in 1956. Muriel enjoyed a long working life, most notably in the West Vancouver school system, where she was employed as a secretary in various schools. When she retired, she volunteered at the school library at Hollyburn, which she enjoyed immensely. She moved out to Chilliwack in 2009 to be closer to her daughter. Muriel was known for her extroverted personality, joie de vivre, sense of humor, and youthful spirit. Her greatest passion was her travel, especially cruises. She also loved very much traveling in a motor home with her second husband, Phil. She was very active in choir, bridge, various volunteer work, and swimming. She lived independently and was still driving. Muriel is survived by daughter Denise; grandchildren Jerald, Sara, and Margaret; great-grandchildren Jessica, Payton, Michelle, and Adam; and great-greatgranddaughter Sophia. She was predeceased by her brother Derek. A private family burial will be followed by a memorial service for family and friends on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home at 45901 Victoria Ave., Chilliwack.


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