Doris Minnie SUTTON

SUTTON, DORIS MINNIE

(LOUISE)(nee JOYCE)

March 13, 1925 – October, 25, 2006


Doris passed peacefullly on October 25th, 2006 with her son at her side. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Donald George, on October 8th, 1995. She leaves to mourn her son, Brian (Kristie) of Nanaimo and grandchildren, Tricia (Mike) Webber and Terry, of Alberta.


Doris was born in St. Vital, Manitoba and lived at home with ehr parents until she enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps. on August 31, 1942 to serve in World War II. She returned to Winnipeg after her service in Halifax and married Don on September 21st, 1946. Upon Don’s retirement from the Canadian National Railway they moved to Nanaimo. Doris loved animals, her home was always full of cats and dogs, and she cared for all of the stray cats in her neighbourhood. She was an avid fisherman both in Manitoba and British Columbia. She never forgot the beauty and joy of growing up on the Prairie.


At her request, there will be no service. Her wish was for people to “remember her with a smile and doing a kind deed”.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Doris may be made to a charity of your choice.

First Memorial Funeral Service


Nanaimo, British Columbia

(250) 754-8333