LaPORTE (Nicholson) Kathleen Ann
November 25, 2009
Born in Vancouver, BC, the 15th of November, seventh & youngest child of Malcolm Nicholson (Isle of Skye) and Margaret O’Hagan (County Derry, Ireland). She was well loved & loved well. Blessed with a deep faith, it was the tiller of her life. Predeceased by her loving husband Frank and beloved son Danny. Kathleen was a dynamic and determined individual, a self sacrificing wife and mother, a wonderful homemaker where all were welcome. Always sewing for her girls, from daughters to granddaughters. She loved boating, fishing, painting everything and re-arranging the furniture, “the original stager”. Hard working, beside her husband in a trucking business, L&M Hardware, and designing & building homes. Kathleen was an accomplished realtor in Vancouver for over 30 years. She leaves behind daughters, Peggy (Craig) Lytle and Joanne (Steve) Fromme, seven grandchildren Allison (Steve) Wall, Cameron (Nichola), Robert, Meghan, Michelle, Erin (Mike Willis), and Danielle, five great grandchildren Jacob, Ryan, Tyler, Kaylin and Liam, (a birthday gift for great grandma, born Nov 14, 2009). and a large circle of family and friends, especially her good friend Harry. Kathleen always loved a good party, there will be dancing in Heaven. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 4, 2009 at 11am with Prayers on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 6:45pm both at St. Luke’s Catholic Church 20285 Dewdney Trunk Road Maple Ridge. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to McKenney Creek Hospice 11762 Laity Street Maple Ridge, BC V2X 5A3.
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