2-4 and 7-9 pm Thursday


11 am Friday, August 5 at Harris Funeral Home



Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice. Please remit directly to the charity of your choosing and complete the form below to notify family


50 Years


Dorothy Thorne

Death Notice

Thorne, Dorothy - Peacefully at University Hospital on Sunday, July 31, 2011, Mrs. Dorothy M. Thorne, nee Lancaster of London in her 91st year. She was the devoted wife of the late George Thorne (1999). Loving mother of Fred and his wife Valerie and the late George Thorne. Her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren, whom she adored, will miss "Nanny" very much. She will be fondly remembered by her six nieces and four nephews and their families and by her extended family Roy and Margaret. Dorothy's early years were spent in St. Marys with her parents, the late Ernest and Mabel Lancaster and her 4 brothers and 2 sisters. For 35 years, Dorothy was a dedicated teacher and tried to instill in her pupils not only the lessons she taught, but consideration of others in their daily lives. Special thanks from her family to the staff and management of Highview Residences, who provided Dorothy with so much care and compassion. Visitation on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, where the funeral service will be conducted on Friday, August 5 at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Marys Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged