1933 ~ 2020
Shediac (formerly of Moncton), NB – Dorice Vanbuskirk, 87, passed away peacefully at the Villa Providence in Shediac, on Friday, July 3, 2020, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Moncton, NB, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Gallant and Marguerite Bourgeois (born Cormier).
Dorice will be sadly missed by her children, Charlene Vanbuskirk of Moncton, Kelsie Hiemstra (Pete) of Kitchener, ON, Heather Cormier (Guy) of Dieppe, Michael Vanbuskirk, Darryl Vanbuskirk(Albertine) both of Moncton and Todd Vanbuskirk (Dawna) of Riverview; she will be greatly missed by her fifteen grandchildren and thirty-four great grandchildren; her siblings, Eric, Jean-Paul, Corine, Murielle, Marguerite-Ann and Fernie.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William “Bill” Vanbuskirk and her brother, Leonard.
As per request, there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held for family only, at the Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery in Dieppe, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Alzheimer Society or to charity of your choice.
We, the family would like to thank the staff of the Villa Providence in Shediac for the wonderful care provided to Dorice.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Funeral arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre
3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB, E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050