Dorothy Brown
1956 - 2024
Dorothy Brown
Service Information
Service Date
Friday May 10, 2024
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It is with heavy hearts that we as a family announce the passing of our beloved Mother & Grandmother Dorothy who passed away Saturday May 4th, 2024, surrounded by family in her home at the age of 68 after a prolonged illness.
Mom, along with her late common law partner Wendell had a shared passion for the Legion where they both spent many hours together. Mom was an active member with the Legion for 10 plus years sharing her time with multiple functions that were put on such as dinners and dances just to name a few. Along with her service in the Legion, mom also gave her time when were younger to our many friends who would come by and stay when they needed a place to get away or when they were down and out, she became a surrogate mother to many of our friends when they needed someone in their corner.
Mom had a ridiculous love for the Dollar Store and spending time in there looking for the perfect knickknack or craft idea to bring home brought Mom so much pleasure and joy, and right up until just mere weeks before her passing she was talking about making a trip there to get items she needed and craft ideas that were floating around in her head, something that she shared with Mia, her little shadow, because where you saw one you would see the other. Mia and Mom were each other’s biggest fans and even though they could butt heads occasionally as stubborn strong-willed people, the love they had for each other was immeasurable.
We saw Mom as a selfless person worrying about everyone even when she herself was battling and needed help, she would always ask how this person was or how that person was making out, but nothing compared to the acts of service she gave to her children when they needed her in a time of need.
Mom was a huge music lover whether it was the oldies, but goodies or country music Mom would belt out the lyrics to her favourite songs when they came on and she didn’t care who heard her! It was one of many favourite past times. Mom had accomplished one of her bucket list trips with the help of family when she made the trip to Nashville and saw the Grand Ole Opry. A trip she loved and shared when people came to visit her for quite some time after she arrived back home! Mom also enjoyed attending concerts and dances which she did with her youngest, Melissa.
Mom was the heart of our home, and she leaves behind 6 children, Shelley (Christopher) Wileville, Billy-Joe, Bridgewater, Christopher (Stacy) Elmwood, Adam, Truro, Amanda, Hebbville, Melissa (Tommy) Bridgewater, Grand Children Brittany (Christopher), Alexa, Robert, Larissa, Damon, Caden, Mia, step granddaughters Shelly & Jannell. Great Grandchildren Lilly, Jasper, Brielle. Siblings, Esther (Peter) Hebbs Cross, Ann (Rodney) Springfield, Allen (Wileville), Sally (Kevin) Bridgewater, many Nieces and Nephews, Cousins and close friends. She also leaves behind her beloved dog Lady and her cat Mittens.
Dorothy was predeceased by her parents Joseph Edward Brown & Barbara Marie (Dorey) Brown, her Common Law partner Wendell Slauenwhite, younger brother Gregory Frank Brown, Infant Grandson Taylor Hubley and son in law Timmy Guest.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family c/o the Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Friday May 10 from 12pm-1:30pm at R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, with memorial service at 1:30 at the Funeral Home. Reception to follow at  Dorothy’s home immediately following the service. 
Arrangements are under the direction of the R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting

The family would like to extend their gratitude to everyone who visited mom during her difficult days, the phone calls, messages and acts of kindness during what has been a gut-wrenching time for us all.