DRINNAN, Doreen Ann after a very brief illness, Doreen passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Langley Memorial Hospital on March 3, 2010. Her adoring husband, Dick, prececeased her in 1989. She is survived by her three children Richard (Suzanne), Darlene (Rick), Donna (Steve), and her sister, May. She is fondly remembered by her grandchildren Kellie (Nick), Mike, Robyn, Karly, Matthew, Curtis, and Jaimie, as well as her great grandson, Kolby.
Doreen was born and raised in Courtney on Vancouver Island. She later moved to the Lower Mainland where she married and raised her family.
Doreen enjoyed golfing and was active in the Langley community with the Native Daughters of BC.
Doreen remained youthful and in excellent health for nearly nine decades. She leaves behind many friends and relatives who were touched by her grace, humour, kindness, generosity, love, and great hospitality. Doreen’s presence will be greatly missed by all.
A private family service is planned to celebrate Doreen’s life and to reunite her with her husband. In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations to the BC Cancer Foundation or BC Children’s Hospital.