Kathleen Mary Longson

Longson, Kathleen (Kay) Mary

Born October 10, 1928 in Edmonton, Alberta, home to heaven March 9, 2003 in Comox, BC with her family by her side.

Predeceased in 1985 by her husband of 38 years, Jim, Kay will forever be in the hearts of her children Gerry (Alison) of Vancouver, BC, Gene of Edmonton, Alberta, and Valerie Ronald (Garth) of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba/ and grandchildren: Julianne, Jennifer, Kristina, Alana, Gregory, Dillon and Grace; as well as many extended family and friends.

Kay’s life centered around her family. She was a devoted Navy wife, keeping the homefires burning during Jim’s sea voyages. Her support and encouragement carried through into the adult lives of her children and grandchildren. Many benefited from her faithful, loving friendship, always willing to help. She enjoyed her home by the ocean, photography, reading and knitting. Kay’s Christian faith was her mainstay. She was involved in the activities of Central Evangelical Free Church and Comox Valley Christian Women’s Club.

Kay’s memory will be honoured in a service on Saturday, March 15, 2:00 pm at Comox Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1101 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC, reception to follow. Viewing Friday, March 14, 7 -9 pm. For those desiring, donations may be made in honour of Kay to the Canadian Cancer Society, 102 – 1509 Cliffe Ave., Courtenay, BC. V9N 2K6.


“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.”


Phillipians 4:13