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Dorothy (Martin) WELLS

WELLS, Dorothy (nee Martin) - In loving memory of Dorothy Swayne Wells who passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at home surrounded by loving friends and family. Cherished daughter of Alexander (Sandy) and Janet Martin, sister to Gladys and Kenneth Martin, beloved wife of David Wells, sister-in-law to Hubert and Carol Wells and Marilyn Kane (all predeceased). Loving and ever supportive mother of John and Sachi, Paul and Laurie, and Diane. Cherished grandmother of Alex, Jessica, Dylan, Sean and Ian. Born July 13, 1931 in Eldorado, Ontario. As a child she moved, as her father's CN job required, residing in Trenton, Belleville and Peterborough. Dorothy moved to Toronto to study fashion at Ryerson University, working as a photography stylist until retirement. Dorothy loved sewing, her garden, shopping for gifts, Christmas and a good bottle of scotch. Most of all, she loved her grandchildren and was Nana Dorothy to many. Independent and spirited till the end, she will be greatly missed. A Celebration of life will be held in Dorothy's honour at the "EGLINTON CHAPEL" of the MCDOUGALL & BROWN FUNERAL HOMES, 1812 Eglinton Ave. West. (at Dufferin St.), 416-782-1197, on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. A private cremation has already taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations to your favourite charity would be appreciated by the family.


Published in the Toronto Star on Nov. 16, 2012
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