Posted: September 28th, 2017

1943 ~ 2017

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the sudden passing of Eleanor Jean Dorken, beloved wife of Gregory R. Dorken, at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the age of 73 years. She was born and raised in Bishop’s Falls, NL., and attended St. Michael’s Academy. Eleanor married the love of her life, Gregory on November 21, 1964, in Bishop’s Falls. She retired from the Scotia Bank in 1999, with more than 20 years of dedicated service. Eleanor enjoyed bowling, puzzles, camping and shopping with her best friend, Cheryl. She was involved with the CORE Association and enjoyed travelling… especially cruises with Gregory. She will be forever remembered in the hearts of her loving husband, Gregory; daughters, Leslie Zimmerman of Edmonton, AB., and Terri Lynn Keinick of Brooks, AB., and her cat, Mica. Eleanor was predeceased by her parents, Ann and Thomas O’Keefe and their daughter, Kimberley Dorken in 2014. Eleanor’s life will be silently remembered by her family and friends. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Eleanor’s name may be made directly to the SPCA, 55 Southwest Drive S.W., Medicine Hat, T1A 8E8. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is

Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13th Street S.W. Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 4V4 Phone 403-527-6455

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  1. Ken (& Karen) Matisz says:

    Our deepest condolences to Greg & the family. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you. I (Ken) had the pleasure of working with Ellie for 11 years in Brooks. She was one of the hardest workers and was a pleasure to be around. She will be missed by all.

    Ken (& Karen) Matisz Red Deer, Ab.

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