McGUIGAN, Katherine Isabel (nee Cox)
Died on September 2, 2016 at the age of 61. Survived by her husband Sydney McGuigan; brothers Dan Cox of Fernie, Grant (Julie) Cox of Kelowna; nephews Brad (Lindsay) Cox of Fernie, Jeff Cox of Kelowna, Andrew Cox of Fernie; niece Chelsea (Garth) Vatkin of Kelowna; step children Shelley Schwate of Red Deer, Brenda Sobolewski of Red Deer, Neil (Sam) Buss of Penticton, Craig Wittenberg of Penticton and Curtis Wittenberg of Kelowna. Kate fought a courageous battle with ALS and passed away with family and friends by her side. Throughout her journey with ALS, Kate was cared for by her loving husband and a compassionate team of caregivers. Kate was raised in Atikokan, Ontario and graduated nursing in 1975 and continued her career at KGH for over 25 years. Kate retired in 2002 and devoted her time to volunteering in the community. Kate loved camping with Syd and spending time with her yorkies, she also enjoyed crafts and quilting. A funeral service will be held on September 8th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ALS Society of Canada https://www.als.ca/.
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The service for McGUIGAN, Katherine Isabel (nee Cox) is scheduled for September 8th at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.