Minnie Dowdy passed away peacefully at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke, with family by her side, on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the age of 80 years. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Revelstoke United Church on Friday morning, December 18, at 11 am with Mr. Gary Sulz officiating. Interment of Minnie’s cremated remains will follow in the family plot of Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke, then a social time back at the United Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Revelstoke Community Foundation, Box 2398, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, in memory of Minnie.
Minnie was born in Mt. Cartier, BC, on October 25, 1935. She loved living in Revelstoke her whole life. Throughout her life she was always volunteering, for many years she was a secretary for the Revelstoke Golf Club, a member of the United Church Women, Kinettes, Homecoming Committee and most recently Selkirk Gardens Social Club. Over the years Minnie enjoyed playing golf, bowling, gardening, playing cards, travelling, mostly though she loved cooking and being with her family and friends.
Minnie was predeceased by her parents, sister Stella Shamon and brother-in-law Joe Shamon. She is survived by her devoted husband Fred of Revelstoke; two children: Grant Dowdy of Revelstoke and Marilyn McPhee of Quadra Island; two grandchildren: Tayler McPhee (Mike Kimber) of Victoria and Braden McPhee of Quadra Island; brother Marvin (Liz) Sytnyk of Tappen as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Minnie’s family by viewing her obituary at: www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.