CON­VERSE Dorothy Eliz­a­beth

The Telegram (St. John’s) - - OBITUARIES -

It is with great sor­row that we an­nounce the pass­ing of our beloved mother, Dorothy Eliz­a­beth Con­verse (Age 81 years). Pre­de­ceased by her daugh­ter, Linda Mur­phy, par­ents, Charles and Mary Brock­le­hurst, Ida (Frank Mor­ris / Leo O’leary), broth­ers, Frank (Bessie), Jack (He­len), sis­ters Mary (Ge­orge) Bal­lard, Muriel Joyce, Pa­tri­cia, and spe­cial cousin Joan (Hay­ward) Dawe. Leav­ing to mourn her son, Leo, daugh­ter, Leeann (Ger­ald) O’brien, grand­chil­dren, Dorothy, Lana (Adam An­drews), Christo­pher, Michael, An­drew, P.J. and Aileen (Bryler) Baker, great-grand­chil­dren, Avayah, Annabelle, Ad­di­son, and Myalee, her “boys”, Dar­ren and Hu­bert, to whom she ded­i­cated 35 years of lov­ing care, broth­ers, Peter (Geral­dine) O’leary, Ge­orge (Ma­rina), Fred (Janet), Bernie (Mar­i­lyn), Mike (Donna), sis­ters, Barb (Frank) Con­nors, Martha (Harry) Grauf, and Beatrice, brother-in-law Bob Joyce of In­di­ana, son-in-law Chris Mur­phy and his mother Joan, spe­cial cousins Mike Dodd, Lynn Baird, Mar­garet (Tom) Quinn of Bos­ton, and Donna (Mike) Christ­man of New York, friend Ann Kelly of Holy­rood, and long-stand­ing work fam­ily Ruth Wad­land, John Chafe, Brian Moyst, Tammy Wheaton, and Vicki Hunt, as well as a large cir­cle of fam­ily and friends. Rest­ing at Cauls Fu­neral Home, 84 Le­marchant Road on Fri­day and Satur­day from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Fu­neral Mass to take place at St. Teresa’s Church, 120 Mundy Pond Road on Mon­day, Novem­ber 12, 2018 at 11am. In­ter­ment to fol­low at Holy Sepul­chre Ceme­tery, Top­sail Road. Flow­ers grate­fully ac­cepted or a do­na­tion may be made in her mem­ory to a char­ity of your choice.

Dorothy’s credo as spo­ken by At­ti­cus Finch in the novel To Kill A Mock­ing­bird: “You never re­ally un­der­stand a per­son un­til you con­sider things from his point of view... un­til you climb into his skin and walk around in it’’

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