Kathleen (Kay) Rooke
was born on September 24th, 1926 in Pierson, Manitoba and passed away peacefully on April 19th, 2012 in Coldstream, B.C. at the age of 85 years. Kay will be lovingly remembered by her two daughters; Kathy (Jeff Vyvyan) Rooke and Sharon (Alistair) Bain, two grandchildren; Heather (Brandon) Mason and Casey (Brittany Lippert) Bain, one great-grandson; Alistair Lachlan Bain, two brothers; Ted (Isabel) Casey and Michael (Ade) Casey along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Kay was preceded in death by her husband; Ken Rooke, her parents; James and Ester Casey, three brothers and two sisters. Kay loved her grandchildren and great-grandson with all her heart and they were the apple of her eye. She was also very proud of having worked for B.C. Tel for over 30 years.
In respecting Kay’s wishes, she was cremated and no funeral service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Kay to the British Columbia Lung Association 2675 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 2K2.
Cremation arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5