DeKeyser, Dorothy Marie

January 13, 1929 ~ December 1, 2022

DEKEYSER, Dorothy Marie – Age 93, formerly of Sarnia, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia. Beloved wife of the late Frank DeKeyser (1971) for 23 years. Beloved life partner of the late Donald Howard Youngs (2009) for 37 years. Loving mother of Deborah Marie Fahie (Jerry O’Neill) of Thamesville and Sheila Ann DeKeyser-Lock (Kevin) of London. Dear grandmother of Michael, Amanda, Brandon and Travis and great grandmother of 6. Dear sister of Donna Oliver and Doris Storey and sister-in-law of Shirley Mitchell. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings Wilbert Mitchell, Lillian (Joe) Hoskin, James (Sonja) Mitchell, Betty (Earl) Johnson, Rita (Jack) McLean. Predeceased by parents Andrew and Lillie (Welch) Mitchell. Marie loved camping, cards, fiddle jamborees, square dancing, gardening and time spent in Florida and Arizona. She enjoyed spending time with all her friends and family.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Monday, December 5, 2022 from 2-4 and 6-8pm and masks are preferred.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 1:00 pm with interment following in Oil Springs Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Parkinson Society, Canadian Cancer Society or Royal Canadian Legion Branch #535, Oil Springs.

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  1. We are so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. Please know Sheila, Deb and family you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace Marie condolences Seb and Gilles Guenette

  2. Sheila,, Debbie and families. We were very sorry to hear about your mom. It’s such a difficult time for you. Our thoughts and hugs are with you

  3. Dave & I are sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the families, Deb & Jerry, Sheila & Kevin. Memories are forever.

  4. Dear Doris

    Sending condolences to you and your family on the loss of your sister.

    Thamesville Happy Club

  5. Dear Doris
    Sorry for the loss of your sister. Sounds like she had a fun life and that is all we can ask for.
    Pat Tiffin

  6. Our deepest sympathy to Sheila and Kevin and family . Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time .
    Helen Gilfoyle and Owen Byers

  7. Sending each of you much love and support as you navigate this very sad time in your lives. Just know that you’re in our hearts and on our minds. XX Glenn & Peggy

  8. Sheila, Kevin, Brandon & Travis,
    So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing Sheila. I hope you all treasure the memories and times you have had with her. Thinking of you all…
    Heather Gowanlock

  9. Sheila, Kevin, Debbie, Jerry and your families, our sincere condolences on your loss. Remember all the special times you shared and it will bring you comfort at this difficult time.

  10. Sheila and family,
    So very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please accept my sincere condolences.
    Jane (Bailey) Young