Doherty, Eileen Charlotte Melva

Eileen Doherty – Age 97 years, beloved mother of Ken Doherty, Dale VanLoo, Brenda Boon and the late Gerry and Brent Doherty, passed away in the Virden Health Centre on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Funeral service will be held at the Oak Lake United Church, Oak Lake, Manitoba on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Interment in the Oak Lake Cemetery. In memory of Eileen, donations may be made to the Oak Lake Cemetery Fund, Box 435 Oak Lake, Manitoba R0M 1P0 or Westman Dreams For Kids Foundation INC., Unit 4-940 Princess Ave., Brandon Manitoba R7A 0P6

16 thoughts on “Doherty, Eileen Charlotte Melva”

  1. Dale, Brenda , Ken and families
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing . Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Don Motheral and family.

  2. Our Thoughts and Prayers to all the Doherty Family!
    I am so thankful I was able to spend a day with Eileen at Brenda’s two weeks ago! I will always remember her beautiful smile!
    God Bless
    Love
    Pearlene and Don McManus-Brightman
    Lyndsay, Ryan, Ryley and Brielle Brightman-Kennedy

  3. To Dale & Brenda
    Your mother was one of a kind and will be missed she had such a beautiful
    smile.Our thoughts are with you.

    Rick & Caroline

  4. Heartfelt thoughts and prayers Brenda, Dale and all the family
    If we are granted as many years as your mom it will not dim all the fond memories we carry of her in our heart. She was such a loving, special person. May God rest her soul.

  5. Ken, Dale, Brenda and families
    Your mom was a lovely lady. Always enjoy visiting with her. She will be greatly missed. Sending our deepest condolences to you all!

  6. Our deepest sympathies ; it is always difficult to deal with passing of loved one ; circumstances do not soften the deep feeling of loss and the grieving.
    May God Bless.

  7. Dear Brenda. We were so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mum. She will be missed by your all. A mother is very special and you spent a great deal of time with her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. From Larry and Susan, Dave and Ann, Lenny and Kathy Skelton, Darlene Miller and Terry Lelond, and Carolyn and Ronnie Gonty.

  8. Dale, Grace and family – so sorry to hear of your mother/grandmother’s passing. Thinking of you lots during this difficult time. Deepest sympathy from the Walkers [Jim, Donna and Deb]

  9. Deepest Sympathy Brenda and family. Your Mom was a stalwart person and influence to all the people she taught as well as in the community.
    She was a special friend to our family. Thanks Brenda for calling-I am honored that you took the moment to do so at this sad time. Your Moms funerals will be on my brother Johns 70th birthday (who passed away 2 years ago). He too LOVED your Mom as we all did. Edna Edwards (Sawatsky)

  10. Dear Ken, Dale, Brenda & families,
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was such a kind soul as well as a great artist and teacher. May loving memories of your Mom keep her near to you. Our sincere sympathy.

  11. I have very fond memories of Mrs. Doherty as my junior high teacher in Oak Lake many many years ago. The most poignant memory I have of her is when I became sick at school one day and she drove me home 5 miles to our farm. Way beyond the call of duty! And to this day I remember my Greek and Latin roots and I’m still solid in my grammar because of her excellent teaching. My condolences to the family.

  12. My deepest sympathies to the Doherty family. Eileen was my most beloved teacher and mentor for three years at Oakwood Public School in Oak Lake. She nurtured in me a lifelong love of learning, and encouraged a love of the arts and literature. Because of her, I eventually became a teacher. Her gentle voice and gracious manner are never forgotten. Rest in peace, Mrs. Doherty.

  13. Hearing of Mrs. Doherty’s passing has brought a flood of memories to me — the daily spelling quiz of 100 words; the elegance and professionalism she brought to the classroom; Latin roots which still linger in my mind. She was the finest of teachers in every sense of the word. We were blessed to have her inform our impressionable minds in Oak Lake. She has left a legacy with me. Grace and peace to all you — her family.

  14. We extend our Deepest Sympathy to Ken, Dale, Brenda & Families.
    I was saddened to learn of Eileen’s passing. She was a great lady, with many talents and attributes.
    As a teacher, she was always smiling, cheerful, and nurturing. She inspired us to have better hand writing, to be better artists, and to mildly master the language of latin.
    As a person, she was kind, caring, and always willing to help someone.
    She will be missed and remembered by many!
    Our love and hearts go out to your families.

  15. So sorry to hear of Eileen’s passing. She was a very sweet lady who always had a smile and kind word to say when I seen her. May fond memories help to ease your grief.

    Sincerely,
    Kim Williams

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