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Nellie Adelia (Banks) Dorey (1913 - 2005)

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Nellie Adelia (Adelia) Dorey formerly Banks
Born in Brickton, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 21 May 1932 (to 1975) in Middleton, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Bridgetown, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Profile last modified 25 Jul 2019
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Adelia was born[1] in 1913. In 1931, she married[2] Ernest Brian Dorey. According to her obituary[3] and grave marker[4], she died in 2005. Her obituary notes:

DOREY, Adelia Nellie - 91, Brickton, died January 23, 2005, in Mountain Lea Lodge, Bridgetown. Born in Brickton, she was a daughter of the late Wallace and Lottie (Marshall) Banks. She was a member of Rebekah Lodge No. 43 and the Canadian Red Cross. She was a member of St. John's United Church, Middleton. She loved attending card parties and community suppers. Surviving are daughter, Colleen (Arno) Hansen, Nictaux; son, Gordon (June), Brickton; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest; daughter, Rosalind; grandson, Kevin; sisters, Pearl, Muriel, Evelyn, and Hilda; brothers, Harold, Robie, and Joe. Visiting 7-9 p.m. today, Rebekah Lodge No. 43 service 7 p.m. today and funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, all in Warren T. Roop Funeral Home, Middleton, Rev. Judith Perry officiating. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Middleton. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


  1. Registration Year: 1913 - Page: 58800028 - Number: 58800029
  2. Registration Year: 1931 - Book: 63 - Page: 21
  3. Halifax Herald 24 Jan 2005
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #189502030

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