Dorothy Elizabeth Emma Humphreys
Dorothy Elizabeth Emma Humphreys of Edmonton, AB, formerly of North Vancouver, BC and Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, died peacefully on July 8, 2017 at The Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton. Born on May 28, 1942 in Regina Saskatchewan, she is predeceased by her parents, Arthur Hercules and Harriet Emma Slade, and her beloved nephew David Robert Arthur Slade.
Dorothy, also known as "Dot" by friends and family, was married in 1965 to Vernon Lorne Humphreys. She was passionate and dedicated to her career as a lab technician. In 1978, after being diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus, she gave up her career to focus on raising her four children. Strong, courageous, and fiercely loyal, Dorothy inspired everyone around her.
She is survived by her beloved husband and partner in life, Vernon Lorne Humphreys of Edmonton, AB; her devoted children Lorna Bauer (Rick) of North Vancouver, Brenda Leachman (Greg) of Parksville, Kirk Humphreys (Nicola) of Edmonton, Susan St. Martin (Blair) of Edmonton; her loving grandchildren Caitlin and Brianna Leachman, Ella, Hunter and Jaden St. Martin, Megan and Brady Humphreys, and Naomi Bauer; her sister Elsie Eade (Gordon) and her brother Robert Slade (Anne) and her many nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life will take place on August 12, 2017 at 1 pm, at McKernan Baptist Church in Edmonton Alberta located at 11103 76 Ave, N.W.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cassie and Friends or Spirit of Adoption Alberta.