OLIVER – Catherine E. 92, of Caledonia, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
Born in Ernestown, ON, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Gleeson) Swift.
Catherine was a former receptionist at the Roseway Hospital in Shelburne. She worked in a nursing home and also cooked in a restaurant. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching, singing, doing crosswords and reading. She was a faithful member of St. Jerome’s Catholic Church in West Caledonia.
Catherine is survived by her daughter Donna (Lloyd) Bond of West Green Harbour; her son Larry of North Milton, PEI. Two grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Her sister Alice Marie Bacsu of Toronto as well as many nieces and nephews.
Catherine was predeceased her husband Clarence; her granddaughter Diane; a great-grandson;her sister Leona Ann Camelon and daughter-in-law Wendy Jane Oliver.
Visitation and funeral mass will be held at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church, West Caledonia on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. with mass at 11:00 a.m. Father Charles Offor officiating. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to St. Jerome’s Catholic Church or North Queens Fire Association. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Lorraine and Peter Hope
Larry and Donna,
We are very sorry to hear of your mothers passing. We enjoyed getting to know Kay and were always impressed by her sharp memory, even as her health declined.
Sincerest condolences to the family.
Larry and Donna,
We send our condolences for your lost. Aunt Catherine was loved and will be missed. We will forever remember her in our hearts and cherish the memories of her. Aunt Catherine will be received in heaven with open arms and be reunited with her loved ones. Rest In Peace.
We send our love and prayers
Larry and Donna. So very sorry to hear of your mother,s passing .The days to follow will be very difficult.You both are in my prayers.Trust in the Lord and believe in the power of prayer. Your mother is at peace and that alone will bring you comfort. Love Dolores and Grace
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
A Lovely lady, we met her at church in West Caledonia and church functions. She was very friendly and always smiling.
Our prayers are with her family.
I am very sorry to learn of Kay’s passing. She was a kind and beautiful person. My deepest condolences to all the family.
Stephanie J Peters
Dear Larry and Donna: our deepest condolence for the loss of your mother Catherine. Although we lived far away and only had the chance to meet your mom a few times, she loomed large in our mother Leona’s stories of her youth. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.
Love, Leona’s children (John, Debbie, Laurie, Tim, Lisa, Stephanie, Tricia and Jamie)
Larry and Donna please know how sorry I feel in the passing of your mom. She was a beautiful lady whom I enjoyed spending time with. Her memory will remain within my heart forever. She is now at peace in her new home May God’s presence guide you both through this sad time
Kim Masland, MLA Queens-Shelburne
To Catherine’s Family,
Please accept my sincerest condolences. I certainly enjoyed my visits with Catherine. She loved to show me the beautiful outfits her sister would send to her at the changing of the seasons. Catherine was such a lovely lady with a very strong will and I will miss her.
So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing Larry, she was a beautiful lady, inside & out. I always enjoyed chatting with her even though it wasn’t enough.times. She will be missed by you & Donna, & many others. Keep her memories close @ heart & find. comfort in knowing that she is at peace now.
Bill and Flora Armstrong
Larry we were saddened to just see you have lost your Beautiful mother..condolences to you and all her family…