The 1863 Lake Map. Lot 3. Source: Note Centerline Road is marked "Proposed Road"

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Dorothy (Gordon) Rayner Obituary 1907-2010

Dorothy Rayner
Dorothy (Gordon) Rayner

     The death occurred peacefully at the Wedgewood Manor, Summerside on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 of Dorothy (nee Gordon) Rayner in her 103rd year. 

     Dorothy was born on Jan. 6, 1908 in Alma , P.E.I. to her late parents , John and Grace (nee Riley) Gordon. Beloved wife of the late Marshall Rayner and loving mother of Jean (Eldon) MacArthur of Tyne Valley, Jessie Rayner of Summerside, Grace (Thomas) Palmer of Oshawa, Ont., Joyce Baglole and Elizabeth Rayner of Summerside, Eva (Harold) MacDonald of Font Hill, Ont., John (Barbara) of Alma, and daughter-in-law Faye Rayner of Summerside.   
     Also lovingly remembered by her 19 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son Eldon, son-in-law Desmond Baglole, grandson Donald Palmer and a great-grandson in infancy. 
     As Dorothy was the last surviving member of her and her husband's immediate families, she was also predeceased by the following sisters: Mary (William) Horne, Lilla (Wilfred) Matthews, Hazel (Bertram) Ramsay, Jean (Harrison) Thompson and Ethel; brothers David (Minerva) , John (Elizabeth) and James (Empress); and brothers and sisters-in-law: Amanda (William) Getson, Ruth (Wilmot) Read, Jennie (Benjamin) Thomas , Wallace (Linnie) , Russell (Vera) , Edith (Austin) MacDonald, Helen (Wallace) Graham , Eva and Irene. 
     Resting at the East Prince Funeral Home, 245 Pope Rd., Summerside until Friday, Aug. 20, for funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 11 a.m. Interment to take place in Greenmount Church of Christ Cemetery, P.E.I. Visiting hours on Friday morning only, 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service. Memorial donations in Dorothy's memory to the Greenmount Church of Christ Cemetery, Wedgewood Manor Equipment Fund or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. 
     Online condolences can be sent to Arrangements entrusted to the East Prince Funeral Home, Summerside, P.E.I.

     Dorothy was a school teacher and fondly recalled her days of teaching and had a great memory to recall her students.

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