Denise was born in Duncan on March 10, 1962.
She is predeceased by her soul mate Mike Elliot, and her grandson Alan. Denise is survived by her mother Isabelle Crowcroft, her father Robert Hopton, brothers Kevin and Lacey Hopton. She is also survived by her children and grandchildren Sandy (Jen), Bryan (Margo, Emily and Jessie), Danielle, Jeff Ritchie (Holly, Jade, Bella and Rylan), and her nephew Simon and niece Abby Hopton.
Denise was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and Past Matron of Sharon Chapter #4, also a member of Miriam Temple #2, Daughters of the Nile.
The family would like to thank Dr. Phillipson and all the Palliative Home care nurses and caregivers.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Eagles Hall, 2965 Boys Road on Sunday November 15, 2015 at 1:30 PM.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Denise’s memory to the OES Auxiliary or Cancer Projects OES c/o Cyntia Hague, # 32-7925 Simpson Road, Saanichton, BC, V8M 1L3.