DOROTHY JEAN HULSE (nee HILL) September 25, 1921 - January 28, 2014 Passed away peacefully at Bloomington Cove Specialty Care facility in Stouffville, Ontario. Jean was born in Saskatchewan and raised in Queensville with her four sisters and two brothers. Jean also resided and worked in Toronto, Newmarket and Keswick. She had successful careers in both the bookkeeping field and in the travel industry. As an avid traveller Jean visited many countries world-wide. She cherished her family and friends, enjoyed an active social life and was an accomplished hostess. Jean enjoyed skiing, golfing, boating and swimming from her youth well into her senior years. Jean was a diligent volunteer with several associations, and particularly for many years of dedicated and tireless service for the Southlake Regional Health Centre formerly known as York County Hospital in Newmarket. Jean is predeceased by her beloved husband Warren who died in 1986; also predeceased by her brother Bill Hill and wife Bridget; her sister Helen Smith and husbands Harry Toombs and Rod Smith; her sister Betty Cook and husband Chuck; her sister Eileen Holborn and husband George; and by her sister Clara Hill. She is survived by her brother Don Hill and his wife Carol. Jean resided for the last few years at Cedarvale Lodge in Keswick and latterly at Bloomington Cove Speciality Care facility in Stouffville. During this time, she was dearly missed in actively participating with her many dear friends and her family. A Celebration of Jean's Life will be held at the Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main Street, South, Newmarket on Monday, February 24, 2014 from 1-3 p.m. with family remembrances beginning at 1:15 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Alzheimer Society of York Region or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Messages of condolence would be gratefully received through Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home at www.roadhouseandrose.com
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Published in the Toronto Star on Feb. 15, 2014