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Barbara Joan Dove, age 83, passed away in the loving presence of her son and daughter-in-law on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at St. John Macomb Hospital in Warren, Michigan.

Barbara was born January 7, 1934 in London, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Lillian and George Love. Barbara was valedictorian of her class at Trafalgar School and matriculated at Sir Adam Beck Collegiate Institute where she earned honors. She went on to become a championship winning ballroom dancer and instructor in Latin and International styles.

Barbara is survived by her son Rick (Mary Lu) Dove and numerous loving nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her good friend, Betty Vetrano, as well as many caring neighbors.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Richard A.F. "Ricky" Dove who was her best friend, dance partner, and soulmate. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Lillian (Lloyd) Baldwin, George (Merlyn) Love, Dorothy (George) Just, Irene (Jack) Fulton, Eleanor (Walter) Gregory, and an infant sibling, William.

Interment will be held Thursday, October 26th at Woodland Cemetery in London, Ontario with committal services provided by St. George's Anglican Church.

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