Catherine “Kay” Ella Macdonald

MACDONALD, Catherine “Kay” Ella


Kay passed away on July 11, 2010 at Ocean View ECU, Comox, BC. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Sept. 12, 1916.


Kay moved with her family to Maple Ridge, BC. She worked and retired from the Maple Ridge Hospital. The past 20 years, she has lived in Comox where she enjoyed her chickens, ducks and geese but especially loved working in her garden. Also, an accomplished knitter and crocheter; all of her grand and great-grandchildren came home from the hospital with something “Granny” made.


Kay was predeceased by her husband, Norman; daughter, Jessie and great-grandson, Eli.


She is survived by her sons: William (Marlene) of Nanaimo, BC and Dwight (Shirley) of Comox, BC; daughter, Shealagh of Courtenay, BC; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.


Mom will be dearly missed by us all. We would like to thank the staff at Ocean View (especially Susan and Mike).


A Celebration of Kay’s life will be held at 1324 Hudson Road, Comox, BC on Saturday, September 11, 2010 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.