Geraldine DORE

Geraldine Rose Marie Doré (Nov 3, 1936- Sept 10, 2009) (née Graf) died at Moog and Friends Hospice House with family by her side. She left behind Jules her husband of 53 years and their 6 children: Michele (Dennis), Thomas (Mary), John (Vickie), Jules Jr. (Noriko), Patrick (Elisa), and Elizabeth (Buster); her sister Roberta Shelby (Fred), her two brothers Patrick (Linda) and John Graf (Cherry), many nieces and nephews and extended family. Her grandchildren Robin, Robert, Sarah-Ann, Phillip and Kiera, all her great joy, will miss her deeply. Gerry has left behind a legacy of family and friends inspired by her amazing creative talents. She will be missed by the “Material Girls” Quilt Guild in Summerland and “Stitch and Bitch” Tuesdays will be a little quieter now. Gerry’s passion for Arts & Crafts kept her active and busy. She and Jules loved to travel and meet people and formed friendships that have survived the test of time and distance. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial tribute to Moog and Friends Hospice House,Penticton. A celebration and memorial for Gerry’s incredible life will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 from 2-5 pm at the Harold Simpson Memorial Youth Centre, 4111 Peach Orchard Road, Summerland. Condolences may be directed to the family through Summerland Funeral Home at www.providencefuneralhomes.com.