Darlien Rosanna Dulong, of Chilliwack, BC, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the age of 73, after a difficult battle with cancer. A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Chilliwack Fish & Game Hall at 48685 Chilliwack Lake Rd., Chilliwack. Darlien was born in Rossland, BC on December 27, 1939. She graduated from J.L. Crow High School and continued on to receive a Certified Dental Assistant Diploma from the University of Toronto. Darlien was married to Paul E. Dulong on October 8, 1966; they were married 28 years.
Darlien worked as a Product Promotion Demonstrator for Save-On-Foods and Retail Resources for the last 15 years and retired in 2008. Darlien enjoyed culinary exploration, exploring the outdoors and flower arranging. Darlien was also actively involved in Scouts Canada with the 4th Chilliwack Scouting Group from 1983 through 1990. Darlien is survived by her son, Paul S. Dulong and his wife, Debbie Dulong, and other family and friends. Darlien is preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Ada Kavic and husband, Paul E. Dulong.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Canadian Cancer Society – BC & Yukon Chapter or The Arthritis Society – BC & Yukon Chapter. The family of Darlien Rosanna Dulong wishes to thank Dr. J. Boshoff, Family Physician, Dr. B. Keith, Oncologist, Dr. R. Bull, Hospice Physician and The Cascades Hospice staff for doing all that they could to help her and make her comfortable.