CATHERINE WING

CATHERINE WING

Catherine (Kay) Wing (nee Dresser)

Kay passed away on April 5, 2011 at the age of 95 years in Vernon, where she has lived for the last 6 years. She is pre-deceased by husbands George Wing, Leo Labossiere and Lionel Labossiere.

Kay was born in Topeka, Kansas on March 8, 1916. She grew up in Revenue, SK and later moved to Kelowna, BC. After marrying husband George they moved to Watson, SK where they owned a restaurant. After his passing, she moved to New Westminster, BC where she worked for Sears until retirement. Kay loved to travel, play bingo and socialize at the Schubert Centre in Vernon. She was also very talented at knitting and crocheting and loved to make items for the family.

She is survived by her sisters Ann Sander, Margaret Flahr and Barbara Fawell, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. Kay requested that no service be held for her, but we would like to remember her at the Memorial Mass for her sister Helen Deis on Friday, May 6, 2011 at 11am at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lumby, BC (2133 Gencaird Street). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cancer Society in memory of Kay.


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