Dodo Doreen Obituary, Death – With heavy hearts and profound sadness, the community bids farewell to a beloved figure, Auntie Dodo, Doreen Yates, who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 88. Doreen was not merely a resident; she was a cherished member of the community, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing her. Many may fondly recall Doreen and her sister, Jenny Moffat, during their time as the proprietors of Arksey’s hairdressers on Queen Street. Their salon was not just a place for haircuts; it was a hub of warmth and camaraderie, where friendships were forged, and memories were created. Doreen’s infectious spirit and genuine kindness earned her a special place in the hearts of the people she served.
Later in life, Doreen and her late husband, Alan, became the proud owners of Yates’ Newsagents, a familiar spot that brought people together. Their store was more than just a business; it was a cornerstone of the community, where locals gathered to catch up on the latest news, share stories, and connect with one another. As the news of Auntie Dodo’s passing spreads, the community comes together to mourn the loss of a remarkable woman. Doreen’s legacy extends beyond her professional endeavors; it encompasses the countless lives she touched with her generosity and warm smile. Her commitment to building a tight-knit community echoes in the memories of those who remember the lively days at Arksey’s and the bustling atmosphere of Yates’ Newsagents.
In the upcoming days, the family will announce funeral arrangements to provide an opportunity for friends, family, and community members to pay their respects and celebrate the life of Auntie Dodo. The family encourages all those who have memories of Doreen to join them in commemorating this vibrant lady in red, as red was her favorite color—a fitting tribute to a woman who brought color and joy to the lives of so many. As we say our goodbyes to Auntie Dodo, we find solace in the thought that she is now reunited with her late husband, Alan, and that she continues to dance in the heavens above. The love and warmth she shared during her time on Earth will forever remain in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know her.