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Dorothy Barber

April 7, 1935 - March 10, 2014


Midge passed peacefully at Cowichan District Hospital with family at her side.

Midge leaves behind her husband of 60 years Patrick T. Barber, daughter Kim Ann (Glenn), sons Patrick T. (Laureen) and Stewart A..

Grandchildren: Melissa RN BSN (Reuben), Adam, Colton and Kelsey. Sisters: Carol McCoy, Lynda Bradley (Ken), Maggie Reimer (Don).  Predeceased by sisters Barbara Newel, Beverly Pimlott and Arlene Jaskow.

Midge had a long history with The Canadian Scottish Regiment since meeting and marrying her husband who was a cadet in the Regimental Cadet Corps at the time. Midge served in the Regimental Women's Auxiliary and was the only female to serve as a member on the committee for the Regimental Museum. Midge had many talents; her true passion was for Counted Cross Stitch, as well as ceramics, knitting/crochet and sewing. Cherishing many hours spent with family, travelling, fishing, camping and enjoying nature.

The family wishes to thank the Cowichan District Hospital, Doctors, Nurses and the staff for all the excellent care given.

Every day in some small way

We miss you more than words can say.

In our hearts you will always stay.

Loved and remembered every day.

The immediate family will be holding a private graveside service. They would like to invite all family and friends to a Celebration of Life which will be held at

The Royal Canadian Legion, Trafalgar/Pro Patria Branch No. 292, 411 Gorge Road East, Victoria BC, V8T 2W1 Saturday April 5th, 2014 at 1pm-4pm


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Carey-Ann
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

To Uncle Pat and the rest of the family, I was so sorry to hear about Auntie Midge. She was loved by many and will be missed by lots.

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and the loving memories you will forever hold in your hearts.

From: CHUCK & Nikki Pierce
Relation: Pat and I served in C.Scot R.

Our warm condolences to The Family we were close Friends of Midge and Pat and she will alwas be remembered in our hearts . Chuck and Nikki.

From: Hugh A. McIntyre
Relation: Member of C Scot R

My condolences to you and your family for your loss. The McIntyre’s

From: David T. Osland
Relation: Through C Scot R

To Pat and Family,
Please accept my most sincere condolences on Midge’s passing. I consider myself to have been extremely fortunate to have met and known Midge for some 50 years as she was always so very cheerful and thoughtful whenever we met. I also recall with great fondness Midge’s many, many activities in support of The Canadian Scottish and for this we can all be very thankful. I know I am failed by words to provide comfort at this time but please be assured you are in my thoughts and I wish you all the comfort you derive from knowing Midge was extremely well thought of. My kindest regards and sympathy.
Dave Osland

From: Bev & Bob Darnell
Relation: long time friend

Pat & Family. Our sincere condolences, many fond memories of you, Pat and the Bone family of 60 years back.

From: Fred and Lynn Bihun (Wembley, Alberta)
Relation: Can Scot Regiment

Sending our Deepest Heartfelt Condolences to Pat and families on the passing of Midge. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her, or worked with her on any of the things she handled for the C Scot R.
Another Angel got her wings and has flown home to be with the Lord. RIP Midge you are missed. The Bihun’s

From: Chalmers Family
Relation: family friends

On behalf of the entire Chalmers Family, Teddy, Sandi, Cathy and Debbie we send our condolences. Many years have passed but fond memories of the Canadian Scottish “Family” remain with us always.

From: Ken Ward
Relation: C Scot R

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Midge was a wonderful person who through her support was loved and respected by her Regimental Family. With my sincere sympathy and condolences.
Ken Ward

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 5, 2014
Beginning at 8:42am

Royal Canadian Legion
411 Gorge Road
Victoria, BC Canada V8T 2W1

411 Gorge Road
Victoria, BC Canada V8T 2W1

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