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Dorothy Steeves


Dorothy Steeves

  Dorothy Charlotte Steeves entered her eternal home to be with her Saviour and reunited with her husband Evans on February 1, 2018, in her 101st year, at the Jordan Lifecare Center.

  Born in Goshen, June 17,1917, she was a daughter of the late Nathan Budd and Idella (Teakles) DeMille.Throughout her married life in Elgin, she worked alongside her husband operating their farm, providing for and raising their family, always with a smile and a positive attitude. A longtime member of the First Elgin Baptist Church, the W.M.S. of the church, and the Elgin Women's Institute, she also belonged to the Elgin Senior Citizens.

   Survived and sadly missed by her daughters Idella Lazar (Illes) of Windsor ON., Louise Weir (Harold) of St. George, Marilyn Mitton (David) of Meadow, a son Joseph (Jocelyn) of Elgin, cherished grandchildren Steven, Sharon, Daniel, Robert, James, Kimberley, Lee, Gillian, Derek and Emily and by several great and  great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Evans, brothers Talmadge  and infant Harold DeMille, sisters Gladys Pickett and Audrey DeMille.

  Resting at Armstrong's Funeral Chapel, 33 Russell St. Petitcodiac (756-3361) with visiting Sunday, February 4, 2:30 -4:30 and 7-9 p.m. The Celebration of Dorothy's life will be held from the First Elgin Baptist Church on Monday, February 5, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Rick Mitton and Rev. Delbert Bannister officiating. Interment in the New Elgin Baptist Cemetery at a later date.

  If desired, memorials to the Friends of the Jordan Lifecare Center, Elgin Baptist Cemetery Fund or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.

Service Date
Monday, February 5, 2018
Service Time
Service Location
First Elgin Baptist Church

Sunday, February 4th, 2018
Visitation Time
2:30-4:40 pm & 7-9pm
Visitation Location
Armstrong's Funeral Chapel

Burial Date
Burial Location
New Elgin Baptist Cemetery

Requested Charity
Friends of the Jordan LifeCare Centre; Elgin Baptist Cemetery Fund or charity of donor's choice