PARISH Kathleen Bernice (nee Fennings)
Peacefully, with family at her side at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital, on November 21, 2011 in her 92nd year. Born on January 4, 1920 in Edmonton, Alberta, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Claude, on August 17, 1971.
Mum is survived by her daughters, Claudia Parish (Kelly Folk) of Victoria, BC; Kathleen Parish de Valencia (Salvador Valencia Navarro) of Mexico City; Patricia (Dennis) Singer of Francois Lake, BC; son, Daniel Parish (Cleone) of Houston, BC; and daughter, Maureen Parish Moulton (Gary Moulton) of Comox, BC; 13 grandchildren, including Claudia Danyluk (Jason Missinne), Lauren Danyluk, and Patrick Parish (Jerri), who spent many good times with their Grannie while she was living in Courtenay; 15 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and their families. Mum will be missed by friends in her church, social groups and many in Courtenay, Houston and Telkwa, BC who will remember her generous and friendly pioneering spirit. Kathleen spent nearly 20 years in the Courtenay and Comox area, enjoying the fellowship of her friends, especially at St. George’s Church.
The family are grateful for the loving care that Mum received from the staff during her two year stay on ECU 2 at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital.
A Family Mass was held at the Franciscan Friary, officiated by Father Anthony, on Tuesday, November 22nd. Private cremation.
A Celebration of Kathleen’s life and interment in Houston, BC will take place in the summer of 2012. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mccallbros.com.