MURRAY, Dorothy Marie


MURRAY, Dorothy Marie – Dorothy peacefully passed away at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the age of 55, with family by her side. During Dorothy’s long struggle with cancer, she always remained positive and determined to fight. Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her husband Ross of 34 years; daughters, Melissa Kaups (Paul) and Jessica Trela (Adam); and grandson Dallas Kaups. She was raised in Abercrombie, Nova Scotia by her parents, Patsy and Ray Christensen, along with her sister Darlene, and brother Danny Christensen. Dorothy will be fondly remembered for the loving and educational environment she provided for many daycare children over the years. Her happy place was always in her sewing room; crafting, quilting and completing projects brought her much joy. During her illness, she completed many projects for the patients in cancer treatment. Family and friends will be received on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. (Atlantic time), at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, Ontario, where the funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. (Atlantic time). The service will be streamed live to the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Unit at Victoria Hospital for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Dorothy are asked to consider the Canadian Cancer Society or the local Food Bank. For information and online condolences, please visit