Dorothy Pals
Dorothy Pals
Dorothy Pals

Private Family

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, May 8, 2020
Knox United Church
5101 49th street
Castor, Alberta, Canada
Knox United Church, Friday, May 8, 2020

Obituary of Dorothy Edith Pals

Pals, Dorothy Edith


Dorothy Pals passed away at Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital Extended Care on May 4, 2020 at the age of 93. Dorothy was born on March 8, 1927 to John and Mary Grove and was the 3rd child of six. Raised in the Sullivan Lake area, 14 miles south of Castor, Dorothy attended Sullivan Lake School and in 1946 she married Leo Pals.

They farmed 8 miles south of Castor on the Burgee Ceflo place. To this union, they were blessed with four children, Charlotte, Doreen, Norman and Gordon. Leo and Dorothy enjoyed operating a mixed farm and in retirement, snowmobiling, floor curling, board games and most of all fishing and camping.

Dorothy was an active member of South Castor Unifarm, Ladies Auxiliary to the Legion and an active member of the Castor Snowmobile Club.

Dorothy is survived by: daughter Charlotte (Lawrence); son-in-law Jim Ainsworth; sons Norman (Laurie) and Gordon Pals; grandchildren; Carol (Terry), Doug (Shelley), Carma (Jon), Janelle (Blake), Andrea (Drew); great grandchildren; Logan, Brock, Brina, Anelise, Travis, Sawyer, Nolan, Daria, Tayler, Toni, Kyren, Dane, Zachery and William; brother Ken (Dorothy) Grove, and sister Edna Kneller; brother-in-law Roy (Barbara) Pals andLouie Pals; along with numerous nieces and nephews, other family and many good friends.

She was pre-deceased by parents John and Mary Grove, husband Leo Pals, daughter Doreen Ainsworth, granddaughter Deanna Ainsworth, grandson-in-law Ken Hermus, three brothers Alfred, Stan and Donald Grove, sisters-in-law: Louise, Elsie and Vi Grove and brother-in-law Oscar Kneller.

A private family service will be held at Knox United Church on Friday May 8, 2020.

A private graveside service will be held at Castor Municipal Cemetery at a later date.

All are invited to view Dorothy’s funeral webcast at 2:00 P.M. Please click on the link which will be on Parkview Funeral Chapels website and enter the password, Pals

Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made in
Dorothy’s memory to Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital Auxiliary – New Van Fund or to the OLRH Foundation, Extendicare.

Condolences may be sent to the Pals families by visiting

Parkview Funeral Chapels were entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements.  For further information please call 403-882-3141.


For a link to the webcast of Dorothy's service (Password: Pals), please click:



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