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May 28, 1946 - August 6, 2023
In Loving Memory ~
On Sunday, August 6, Mrs. Dorothy Russell, aged 77, passed away at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Her passing followed a remarkable display of resilience in the face of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP).
Dorothy is survived by her three daughters, Lana Russell (Brad Taylor), Pam Rudd (Mark), and Monica Russell.
She was pre-deceased in 2003 by her husband of 39 years, Keith Russell.
"Grandma" will be sadly missed by Alishia Frasca (Dan Waddington), Ashley Frasca (Paul Filek), Travis Taylor, Daniel Taylor (Daria), Kimberley Rudd, Carter Rudd (Kaitlyn Prachnau) and Cecelia Russell (Kevin Merrett). She was a proud "GG" to Hayden, Nadia, Maks, Aleks, Willow, Kya and was eagerly anticipating the birth of her 7th great-grandchild in October.
Dorothy leaves to mourn, her siblings Donnie Adams (Sharon), Carolyn Millar, Nancy Estabrooks (Milt), Valerie Tennant, Ellis Adams, Judy Darmos (Rick), Sharon Nemeth (Geza), Wendy Baker and Cheryl Adams (Ron Demchuk).
She was pre-deceased by siblings, Lloyd Adams, Sterling Adams, Florence Murray, Elga Arsenault and Isabel Maceachern, as well as her parents Amos and Nellie Adams.
Dorothy was born in O'Leary, P.E.I. and moved to Red Deer, Alberta to live with her brother Lloyd when she was 14. She met Keith Russell while working at Hannigan's restaurant. They married and moved to Kamloops in 1969. She worked in the kitchen at Royal Inland Hospital for many years before and after their move to Barriere in 1983.
Dorothy and Keith opened their service station, Ghinty Service Centre in May of 1992 where they worked side by side.
Dorothy loved spending time sewing, quilting with family and travelling. She and Keith spent time traveling the Baja and after his passing, she went on many adventures around the world, spreading generosity and kindness wherever she visited.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 9:30 am at Schoening Funeral Service, Kamloops, BC.
Condolences may be expressed at:
Schoening Funeral Service
 Schoening Funeral Service

Service Details

Celebration of Life
Saturday, August 19, 2023
9:30 AM
Schoening Funeral Service 513 Seymour St, Kamloops

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