Catherine Frances Richmond, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Armstrong, B.C. Monday April 03, 2006. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Wesley to whom she was married for 65 years, her eldest son John (Joyce) Richmond of Armstrong, BC, her son Jim (Diane) Richmond of Palm Springs California, her daughter Judy (David) McLean of Armstrong, BC and her daughter Jill Redmond of Armstrong BC; eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren, and a sister Margaret Hanson-Brown of Victoria, BC. Predeceased by parents Harriett and John Ward and a sister Shelia. Catherine was born December 19, 1918 in Grandmere, Quebec. She and her husband moved from Quebec to be involved in the hospitality industry in British Columbia and together owned and operated a lodge and cabins. Catherine loved classical music, playing piano and her favorite time was doing crossword puzzles. She had a wonderful sense of humour and a very caring nature. Catherine loved being with people and having her family around her. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. A memorial service will be held at the Mountain View Funeral Home at 2980 Smith Drive, Armstrong, BC on Saturday April 8th at 1:00 pm with Reverend Cory Rundell officiating. A reception will follow the service in the Tea Room. Those wishing, may make a donation in Catherine’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society.