Dorothy Mildred Leighton

July 20, 1922November 20, 2012

Dorothy Mildred Leighton (nee Lyford)

Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Douglas. Loving mother of Linda Dietrich (Andre), Brenda Rayner (David), Ron (Kim), Bob (Pat) and Donna Bronstine (Andrew). Cherished grandmother of 9 grandchildren and caring “GG” of 11 great grandchildren. Survived by her sister Norma Anderson (Hank) and the extended Leighton family members. Dorothy will be sadly missed and fondly remembered.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 22, 2012 from 5 – 8 pm at Jerrett Funeral Home (660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough). A funeral service will take place on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 1 pm in the chapel of Jerrett Funeral Home. Cremation to follow. If desired donations in Dorothy’s memory can be made to Markham Stouffville Hospital or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.


  • Visitation Thursday, November 22, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 23, 2012

Dorothy Mildred Leighton

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Angela Colangelo

November 24, 2012

You will never forget your Mother's smile.....the gentleness of her voice...the comfort of her touch...they let you know how much you were loved. You are all so lucky to have such a wonderful Mom. Cherish her memory and please accept my sincere condolences.....I feel honoured to have known her. Love Angela

November 23, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are for you at this time. Harry, Cathy and family

November 22, 2012

I have fond memories of Aunt Dot...laughter and a beautiful smile. Sending you all warm thoughts during this sad Traci

November 22, 2012

Bob, Pat & family,
Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Blanche F.

Roy & Karen Metzger

November 22, 2012

Our thoughts are with you all, the loss of a Mom leaving her family. What a wonderful legacy to continue in Dorthy's foot print. Sincerely Roy and Karen Metzger

Carol O'Reilly

November 22, 2012

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.