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Dorothy “Marie” Tomblin

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Tomblin; Dorothy “Marie”, 91, of Greenfield, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Wednesday, February 16th, 2022.

Born in St. John, New Brunswick, she was a daughter of the late Mildred and Jack Milbury.

Marie was employed for over 30 years as a registered nurse. She was a pillar in the Greenfield United Baptist Church for many years, serving in many different capacities. She was a lifetime member of the Greenfield Ladies Sewing Circle, established in 1919. Marie was very crafty and enjoyed working with her hands. She was well known for her knitting, sewing and quilting abilities. She was the family problem solver, if anyone needed advice or a question answered Marie would always get the call. Above all else, she was most passionate about her family and spending time with them, as well as her grandchildren and great grandchildren. If Marie couldn’t see them they always stayed connected be it by phone or the internet. Marie had a great sense of humor and a warm loving heart.

Marie is survived by her sons, Gordon (Lucille) of Aylesford and Mark of Sylvan Lake, Alberta; her grandchildren, Kyle, Kurt, Alyssa and Jesse and her great grandsons, Kayden and Madix.

Marie was predeceased by her loving husband, Harry; infant daughter, Dianne; sisters, Geraldine and Norma.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Celebration of Marie’s Life will be held on Tuesday March 1st, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in Greenfield United Baptist Church, Reverend Janet Baker officiating. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Greenfield United Baptist Church, Sewing Circle or to the S.H.A.I.D. Tree Animal Shelter. To share memories or condolences, please visit

Those planning to attend the service are asked to bring a mask, provide proof of vaccination and identification, hand sanitize, and social distance wherever possible.


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