Passed away peacefully on April 22, 2015 at Christchurch Hospital, aged 87 years. Dearly loved mum and mother-in-law of Judith and Peter and Lynette and Denis. Much loved grandmother and great grandmother of Sandra, Johnny, Sonya, Soloman, Natasha, Kelvin, Jared, Michelle, Shea, India, Sophie, Isabella, Ava, and Alex. Messages to the Strachan family c/- P O Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, on Tuesday April 28, at 2.30pm.Private cremation thereafter.