Dorothy Amos

Obituary of Dorothy Lillian Amos


Born November 13, 1925 in Toronto, Ontario, Dorothy passed away in hospital in Toronto on May 1, 2022.


Dearly missed by her many friends as well as her relatives, Doreen Allison Ryan (AB), Colin Ryan (AB), Lynn Gardiner (WI), Helen Hamilton (UK), Hils Bateman (UK), Kate Kaye (UK), Nigel Edwards (UK) and Val Scott (UK). Dorothy was predeceased by her parents, William and Nellie (Peacock), as well as her dear friends, Lucy Leith and Jean Harkness.


Dorothy spent her entire career working for The Canada Life Insurance Company located in Toronto, Ontario. She was a dedicated life-long member of the following organizations: United Church of Canada, the UCW (United Church Women), the former Toronto CGIT (Canadian Girls in Training) Board, and Ryde Lake Camp.


Visitation will take place at the Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles - Newbigging Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue, Toronto on Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 a.m., followed by a service in the chapel at 12:00 noon. Interment to follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Dorothy can be made to Ryde Lake Camp. Please make cheques payable to: Ryde Lake Camp and send to: Ryde Lake Camp, Office Box 1120, Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1V4 or send E-transfers to:, or to Sleeping Children Around the World. Please make cheque payable to: “Sleeping Children Around the World” or “SCAW.” and mail to: 28 Pinehurst Crescent Toronto ON M9A 3A5, or to the charity of your choice.  Condolences and memories can be shared through the funeral home website


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