Kathleen Kwasnycia

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother, Kathleen (Kitty) Jeanette Kwasnycia on June 10, 2009.

Kitty was born in New Westminster on March 30, 1930. She was predeceased by her mother Hilda Young in 1988, her brothers; Paul, Neal, David and sister Joan. Also predeceased by her only son Lawrence (Larry) in 2001 and her husband Fred in 2002.

Kitty is survived by her 3 daughters; Lori Ogden (Rod), Lynne Barber (Jim), and Leah Butler (Dan), 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Kitty spent 25 years as a Sooke Smokette and several years with the Sooke Community Association. She enjoyed coaching boys and girls softball and teaching acrobatics in th late 50s.

Kitty worked for many years, retiring in 1991.

Heart felt thanks to Stan and Dennis, Bill and Ruby Stephenson, Jerry and Liz Daly, Wally Winchur, Clare Smith, Brenda Armitage, Bill and Linda Barnicott, Terry Barber, Rosa Hefty, Martha Moore, and everyone else in Sandpiper Place, Dr. Thomas Vally and staff and the wonderful staff at Peoples Pharmacy. Many thanks to Donna Lindsey for her love and friendship, and all the help and support from the wonderful volunteers at Sooke Hospice.

No service by request. Donations to Sooke Hospice.