Katherine Edna Hogarth passed away on October 5th at Lion’s Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, BC.

She was born to Kenneth and Jessie McRorie on January 29, 1947, in Port Arthur, Ontario. Kathy graduated from Magee Secondary School in Vancouver, BC in 1965 and received her nursing degree from the Royal Columbian School of Nursing in 1968. She married John David Hogarth in 1969. They lived together in Coquitlam before relocating to Vernon in 1973.

Kathy was passionate about her nursing career and was instrumental in the redesign of the Emergency Department at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. She retired as Head Nurse of the Emergency Department in 1989.

Kathy is survived by her son Don, sister Anne, grandchildren James and Anna, and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made out to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Emergency Department Fund – www.vjhfoundation.org

A Memorial Service will be held at 10am on Saturday November 7 at the Boal Chapel and Memorial Gardens in North Vancouver, BC.

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