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Kathryn (Kathy) Mcblain

March 15, 1944 - July 14, 2014

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RN Class of 67A RCH

Kathy was a wonderful wife of 46 years to Bob, mom to Colleen (Joey) Vance and Rob (Marnie) McBlain; and grandma to Joey and Josh Vance. She was a strong, compassionate, loving and sweet wife, mom and grandma who enjoyed being with family and friends, gardening, walking and golf.  She was predeceased by her parents Norah and George Hahn; sisters Doris Hahn, Margie Hahn and Dorothy (Reg) Killam.  The family would like to thank the staff at Seniors Come Share, Morgan Place and Czorny for the wonderful care they gave to Kathy.  There will be no service by request.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Seniors Come Share, the Alzheimer Society or a charity of your choice. 

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From: Ron & Kerry Ann Sorensen
Relation: Friend

We are sorry for your loss. Kathy, was such a great person, she will live on in our memories forever. “What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us.” -Helen Keller

From: Chalene Carmichael (nee Neufeld)
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

I am sending a note of sympathy to Bob and the family. I knew you many years ago at QE and at SFU. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Chalene

From: Pat and Gloria Moore
Relation: Friend, Classmate, Coworker

We have so many happy memories of Kathy from her mother’s potato wine to our many parties in New West and Surrey. She was a special woman and will be missed by everyone who knew her.

From: Mary Lynn and Kyle Baker
Relation: Neighbor

We just wanted to send our condolences to Bob and family. Kathy was a wonderful person and a great neighbor to us! She was very knowledgeable about gardening/plants and was very helpful and kind to us when we bought our home and didn’t know a weed from a perennial!

From: ed and kathy bennato
Relation: friends

We are sorry to hear of Kathy’s passing. We have fond memories of Kathy. She was a genuinely kind and friendly person. Bob and family,our thoughts are with you. Love, Ed and Kathy Bennato,

From: Judy and Dwight Ross
Relation: Friends (Class 67A)

Bob and Family. Dwight and I are sad to hear of Kathy’s death. Tho’ we have not been closely in touch over the years, you have often been in our thoughts. I will always remember Kathy’s interest in others, her sincerity and sense of humour. Take care of each other, as we know she would want you to do. Love and sympathy from Judy and Dwight.

From: Tanya Grelish
Relation: School Friends with Rob and Colleen

My Dear Colleen & Rob & Family,
I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom, words can not express the void you must be feeling. May you all cherish your times together, the memories you shared, continue to love and reflect often unit you meet up again. Hugs, Tanya

From: Koreen Crook
Relation: Classmate 67A RCH

Bob and family – I’m very sorry to hear of Kathy’s passing. There are several very fond memories of Kathy from training days (lots of laughter and fun). She was a very caring sole and she certainly loved her family. She will be sadly missed. My mother passed away with Alzheimer’s and I wish you the peace I felt with her passing. Koreen

From: Helene Schultz
Relation: nursing classmate

Sorry for your loss. It’s been a long journey for both Kathy and the family. Will always remember our nursing days together at RCH

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