It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of David William Cathcart, age 82, on Friday January 22, 2016 at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. David was born in Hamilton Ontario and raised his family in Windsor, Ontario.
David was predeceased by his parents Richard and Pearl, son Craig and siblings Giles, Murray and Donald. David is survived by his wife of 60 years, Laura, children Colleen (Steve), Donna (Peter) and Adam (Jan). He was also was blessed with six grandchildren Lindsay, Stephanie, Garrett, Aimee, David, Emily, and two great grandchildren Matthew and Marcus, and several nieces and nephews.
He retired in 1989 from Stelco after 35 years. They continued to enjoy their retirement in Vernon, BC. He enjoyed golfing, skiing, wine making, and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be remembered fondly for his kind heart and sense of humour.
A special thank you to Dr. Perrier and the nurses at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.
A celebration of David’s life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Vernon SPCA.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal.
Love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com