Kathleen (Kay) Rose Gladys Hooper passed away in Comox, B.C., on June 17, 2014. Born in Cobham, Surrey, England, she was the daughter of William and Maud (Carter) Baker. She was married in Cobham in 1945 and came to Canada in 1946. After living in New Brunswick for 10 years, when husband Lewis re-joined the Military, she began the life of ‘service nomad’ and resided in many parts of Canada as well as Europe. Finally settling in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.
Kathleen was an active member of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church and the ACW. She was also a member of the NS War Brides Association. Kathleen moved to Comox in 2003 where she finally settled and came to love her view of the mountains and water.
She is survived by daughter Doreen (Ken) Armit and grandson Jason Armit, Comox Valley and by sister Wanda (UK), many nieces and nephews, both in the UK and Canada. She was predeceased by husband Lewis and sisters Daphne and Ramona and brother Douglas.
A private service will take place at Courtenay Civic Cemetery.
Flowers gratefully declined. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Cancer Society of Canada would be appreciated.