Burnett (for web)BURNETT, Catherine E. (nee Zavitz) – After a long battle, Cathy passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 16th, 2014 in her 59th year at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital with her husband Bill and family by her side. Predeceased by her mother Mildred Zavitz (1988). Loving sister of Ross (Sandra), Jim (Carol), David (Kate), Barry (the late Marie), Ray (Jean), Rose (the late Ray), and Helen and sister-in-law of Susan (Howard) and David (Barb). Cathy had an enthusiasm for life. Her tenacity, spirit of adventure and sense of humour are legacies she leaves to all, especially her 19 nieces and nephews and 13 great-nieces and nephews. A loving wife, aunt, friend and mentor, Cathy was generous, outgoing, upbeat, compassionate and dynamic. Her spirit was contagious and she had a way of opening one’s eyes to possibilities not even considered. She was forever optimistic. Cathy was lovingly cared for through her health struggles by her best friend Bill, the love of her life. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. (with visitation one hour prior). Interment, Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Cathy are asked to consider the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.westviewfuneralchapel.com

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