Bom-Wrapper

Dorothy Fraser

Dorothy Fraser (Stewart)

Sunday, January 18th, 1931 - Saturday, September 12th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Dorothy Fraser, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Dorothy Fraser

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Dorothy's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Dorothy's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

FRASER, Dorothy (nee Stewart) – Passed away peacefully on September 12, 2020, in her 90th year. She overcame numerous challenges and obstacles in her life always with a smile. Her body finally gave up where her will never would, sending her home to her predeceased Mother and Father, Georgina and William Stewart, Brother Bill and late husband Charles Fraser. Dorothy is survived by her children Fiona and Stewart, sister Doreen and nephew Michael in Scotland, niece Cynthia and husband Alastair, their children, Christopher (Victoria) and Niccola in England, and Philippa (Michael) in New Zealand.

Dorothy came to Canada in the early 1950’s after surviving childhood in Scotland during World War II. She was a marketing analyst for a large insurance company in downtown Toronto as well as modelling off and on TV for various companies, Hudson Bay being one of her more prestigious clients. Dorothy and her husband were active members of the overseas league, champion bowlers and enjoyed dancing the nights away. Dorothy also took on the bookkeeping/treasurer role for the executive committee. Dorothy gave it all up for motherhood and moved to Newmarket in 1969. As soon as the Bayview community association was formed, she and Ray Snow went about making Bayview Park a reality, from then it was the Horticultural society with her prize winning Peonies, Pirate Tulips and Bearded Iris. She was also a member of toastmasters, the local crafters, then found her niche when she, along with other charters members, formed the Newmarket Lioness club. She received many accolades, including the Helen Keller and LCCK award. After her role as President of the Lioness club she continued to be an active member for 39 years until her passing.

In recognition of her significant volunteer services to the town and people of Newmarket, a future park has been bestowed in her name. A fitting tribute to her measurable community involvement.

A special thank you to the congregation of St Andrews church with whom she shared many years of uplifting and social times. We also would like to extend our gratitude to the many exceptional people who played important roles in caring for our mother over the last several years.

Visitation will be held at the Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home, 157 Main St. S., Newmarket, on Saturday September 19, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, please R.S.V.P. at rsvp@roadhouseandrose.com or call 905.895.6631 for visitation from 12:00 -1:00 p.m. or 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. A Lioness Service will take place from 1:30pm to 2pm. Memorial service in the chapel at 2:00 with same R.S.V.P. protocol. Please bring stories/pictures to pin on our memory board.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the March of Dimes or the MS Society.

No words are needed as we shall never forget, for those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen and unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed and so very dear. You will be in our hearts and minds forever.
“Bon Accord”

Click Here to View the Service Live Stream
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dorothy Fraser (Stewart), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Dorothy

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home - Playter Chapel
    Address
    157 Main Street South
    Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home - Playter Chapel
    Address
    157 Main Street South
    Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
  • Service

    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 19th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Roadhouse & Rose Funeral Home - Playter Chapel
    Address
    157 Main Street South
    Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3Y9
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Reverend Robert Royal

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Dorothy here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
C

Cathy Holden

Posted at 09:29am
I will miss seeing you at Lioness meetings, always!
Cathy Holden
CS

Christine Samuel

Posted at 10:36am
Oh sister champion of Toastmasters, I salute you! You have been a beacon of light to everyone around you. Your grace and poise at St. Andrews Presbyterian lit up the sanctuary and your loving eyes and soft spoken sweet words of wisdom will forever be remembered. Rest in peace Dorothy.

Peace and Blessings from the Samuel Family at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
NG

Natasha gajoha

Posted at 10:01pm
Sorry for the great loss I will miss you Dorothy
I loved seeing you every day for lunch will never forget you Rest In Peace my friend
GJ

Gary & Alice Johnston

Posted at 12:16pm
Sending sincere sympathy to all the Fraser family in the loss of your Mother. Dorothy always had a smile and said "I am fine" and "How are you today" to everyone. She will be missed and will be never forgotten and always remembered with love. May those cherished memories help sustain you during this difficult time. God Bless you all. Sincerely, Gary and Alice Johnston, Newmarket, Ont.
S

Sheline

Posted at 07:37pm
Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother ,she was always very welcoming to me over our many years of friendship ,I have many fond memories of our conversations may she Rest In Peace .

Our love
Sheline
John
Jace
Kristy
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: