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elevated 04Pqm October 11, 1926 – December 30, 2021

elevated 04Pqm Private Funeral Mass
Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM

elevated 04Pqm Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the Mass will be private and attendance will be by invitation only.

elevated 04Pqm Interment   
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery – Section 20

elevated 04Pqm Obituary   
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dorothy Ann Murtha (nee Tyler), RN on December 30, 2021. She passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side.

elevated 04Pqm She is predeceased by her husband Joseph.  She is survived by her loving daughters Lydia (Jeremy), Mary Louise (Neil) and Nancy.  Beloved grandchildren Kathryn, Alex and Emma will miss their kind, loving and generous Grammy. She is now reunited with her husband (Joe), parents (Ernest and Bridget Tyler) and 8 siblings (Sr. Lydia SOS, Fr. Ernie SJ, Ella, Evelyn, Peter, John, Marion and Billy) who were all waiting for her.

elevated 04Pqm She was born in Montreal and her compassion for people took her to Toronto to study nursing at St. Michael’s Hospital . She became an RN in 1959.  She soon met her husband Joe and had her three girls.

elevated 04Pqm From a young age her love of reading made her knowledgeable in many areas. She always said as a child she would read “anything she could get her hands on.”  She continued to love to spend her free time reading and playing euchre. She was also a formidable Jeopardy player and loved a glass or two of good wine.  She believed that joy and love were found in the simplest of things like a perfect flower or the comfort of a hug.  One piece of advice she shared was “Be true to yourself and you will always be happy”.

elevated 04Pqm Our Mom was a beautiful lady and mother. She had a strong belief in God and all his goodness. Despite many life challenges her Catholic faith was unwavering.

elevated 04Pqm We will love you forever and miss your beautiful, welcoming smile.

elevated 04Pqm In lieu of flowers, donation to L’Arche or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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