Dorothy L. M. Woodall passed away peacefully in the loving arms of her daughters on Monday, March 17th, 2014 at the age of 92 years.
Dorothy was born on March 30th, 1921 to Lloyd and Gertrude Tegart. She was the eldest grandchild of Arthur Tegart, who settled in the Windermere Valley in 1878. She spent her childhood in Windermere. On September 16th, 1944 she married Robert F. Woodall, of Calgary, at St. Peter’s Church in Windermere. They made their home in Calgary, where they raised five children. Dorothy’s main focus was her children and she devoted her life to their upbringing. She loved spending time at her summer home in Windermere with family and friends.
Dorothy was a dedicated volunteer. She served on the vestry of the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer. She was a Past Queen of Daughters of the Nile and a member of the marching unit, a Past Matron of the O.E.S., a Gold member of the Southern Alberta Pioneers, a seventy year member of the Glencoe Club where she excelled at bowling. She owned and operated the Piano & Organ Palace on 17th Avenue for many years.
She was predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Robert in 2001, and her beloved son Russell in 2006. She is survived by her children Cheryl Lyn Hendry (Jim), Suzette Miller (Bill), Pamela Hilton Huber (Del), Lana Jones (Martin) and daughter-in-law Karen Woodall; grandchildren Shawn Hendry (Nicole), Chad Hendry (Jodi), Cindy Beland (Michael), Jill Hendry, Robert Miller (Dionne), Jon Hilton (Jenny), Kimberley Van Steenis (Kevin), Scott Hendry (Andrea), Michael Hilton (Shannon), Brian Woodall (Cheryl), Daniel Pratt, and Evan Burr (Erin); as well as 17 great-grandchildren. Dorothy is also survived by her siblings Joan, Kenneth, Patricia and her Aunt Alice. She will be forever loved and missed.
‘Until we meet again’
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Monday March 24th, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. Donations may be made to Southern Alberta Pioneers at 3625 – 4 Street SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1Y3 or Daughters of the Nile CEF, Al Azhar Shrine Centre at 5225 – 101 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T3L 1S4. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Dorothy Woodall, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.