MOSELEY, Dominique (nee Rivest)
Dominique Moseley (nee Rivest)
“The Mighty Sparrow”
Our dearest kind & loyal friend Dominic
has passed July 10th unexpectedly.
Dominique lived on Saltspring and spent her life as a giver and loyal friend to all who shared in her life. Her career was a top notch professional hygienist who grew up in Montreal, had two sisters Michelle and Lynn, Michelle being her twin.
Dody, as she was lovingly nicknamed was, and taught, as a hygienist from coast to coast, from Haida Gwaii, Magdalen Islands and here on Saltspring. Her strengths were many. Her life was lived through determination, dedication and honesty.
She hid her pain & her life’s tragedies with courage, heart & soul. Dominique spent her life living & loving the sea.
She was an avid sailor and sailed to the South Pacific, Mexico & the Philippines, some journeys lasting up to six years. Her last journey was with her husband Bill. They spent years in building and launching a 45’ catamaran here on Saltspring in the 1990s. They lived and sailed on it for 15 years before returning to Saltspring to build their dream home. No ordinary home for these two entrepreneurs…it was designed by her husband and herself with a state of the art geothermal heating and cooling, a flowing steel roof designed like a roll of a wave, a magnificent wood structure and design, unusual and detailed inside and out. Their home was completed and fully landscaped in five years.
Dominique was an extremely hard working inspirational spirit. She was kind, caring, generous and expressed it wholeheartedly to friends and family. She was a caregiver in every sense.
Domonique was always ready with enthusiasm to take on the impossible or help in various celebrations.
She will leave us with a lot of fun and wonderful memories that will spill out in stories and albums for years to come. “She will always be The Mighty Little Sparrow.”
We will love and miss you throughout the rest of our life.