CHISHOLM, Dorothy - Peacefully at Victoria Hospital on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022, Dorothy Anne Chisholm, nee Robertson of London age 88. Beloved wife for 64 years of Andy Chisholm. Lovingly remembered by niece Kelly MacMillan (Peter) of Ridgetown, nephew Glen Goldhawk (Marny) of Eagle Bay, BC, and niece Susan Courchesne (Rob) of Calgary. Sister of the late Nora and husband Eberle Goldhawk. Dear sister-in-law of Deirdre and the late Frank Clegg of Surrey, BC, Maureen and the late Bob Herlick of London, Grace and the late Peter Chisholm of Guelph. Also missed by several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was a dedicated primary school teacher, and a much-loved teacher at Ryerson Public School for many years. She and Andy treasured their time together with family and friends at their cottage in Rondeau Park. Dorothy was an enthusiastic, long-time participant in her book club group and was an active member at Riverside United Church. She was a special aunt, and until her last days enjoyed sharing her talents at the piano. Dorothy will be remembered for her ever-present smile and good words about everyone.
Special thanks to Dorothy’s goddaughter Petrina Bilyea and caregivers Tracey and Ola for all of the kindness and compassion which they have shown to her.
The memorial service will be conducted at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond on Saturday, June 18 at 2 pm. A private interment service at Botany Cemetery has been held. In lieu of flowers, donations to Salthaven would be appreciated.
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