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Dorothy Mildred (Rafuse) Swinemar


Dorothy Mildred (Rafuse) Swinemar

Dorothy Mildred (Rafuse) Swinemar. Age 85, of Martins Point, passed away March 24, 2020 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.

Born September 15, 1934 she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bertha (Vaughan) Rafuse.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Chipman; son, Brian; daughter-in-law, Faye; granddaughter, Amanda; grandson, Kevin; brothers, Robert (Margaret Rose), Archie (Loretta), all of Martins Point; Raymond (Nellie), Gold River; many nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Dorothy was predeceasd by her brothers, Lewis, Edward and Theodore; sisters, Thelma, Florence and Eliza.

Dorothy, or Dotti as she was mostly called, will be missed dearly by her loving family. She was a kind, loving and gentle lady, who gave so much of herself to others. No visiting hours.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

Cremation and arrangements entrusted to the care of Mahone Funeral Home, P.O. Box 200, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0 (Tel: 902-624-8241). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:

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Your memorial donation may be sent directly to:
Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia
112-2719 Gladstone St., Halifax, NS B3K 4W6
Tel: 902-422-7961 / Toll-free: 1-800-611-6345
E-mail: [email protected]

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