POWELL, Kathleen (Kay)
Gently and peacefully, in her home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, August 25th, in her 92 year. Born in Val D’Amour New Brunswick in 1922, she was the youngest daughter of 10 children of John Power and Clara Adams. Kay joined the Canadian Women Army Corps during the Second World War. It was then when she met Maurice Harry Richard Powell. Soon after the war, they married and made a home and farm in Val D’Amour, where they had 3 children. In 1950, they moved to Laval Quebec and added 5 more children to the family. In 1977, they moved to Smiths Falls, where they lived together for 22 years. After Maurice’s passing in 1999, Kay moved to Lansdowne with her daughter Kathy and husband Greg and their 3 children.
Loving and devoted mother to Eleanor Szakacs (and the late Steve Szakacs), Ken (Betty), Peter(Sandy), Bernice Chiniborch (Stan), Eileen (the late Louise Roy), Ernie (Carol), Kathy Baker (Greg), Maurice (Lana), Marg Campbell (Mel). Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Michael (Lorena), Joseph(Marie), Patricia (Pat),Cathy(Anthony), Will (Nicky), Luke (Melanie),Mark (Heather), Andy (Heather), Lynn(Wade),Jessica (Eric), Virginia(Kyle),Jennifer(Greg), Emma(Richard),Aidan, MacKenzie, Karri, Kristina, Lara (Eric), Craig; and her great grandchildren Zachary, Matthew, Michael, Noah, Joshua, Alex, Mallory, Leo, Adam, Kayla, Marisa, Jamie, Devon, Violet, Linden, Samantha, Waylon, Rylynn and Hanna. Kay is survived by her sister in law, Anita Power, and lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by her sisters Mary, Rosella, Margaret, and Catherine and her brothers John, James, Ernest, Mark and Gerald.
Special thanks to the many caregivers who made it possible for Kay to stay in her own home, especially her warm and caring homecare nurse, Lisa Sosnowski. Special thanks to Dr. John Erb for going above and beyond for the family. Thanks also to our case managers from CCAC Lisa Saunders and Catherine Green, as well as Nicole Leakey from Bayshore and Kelly Markus from St Elisabeth Clinic and also to Catherine Bolger from Veteran’s Affairs and Peter VanSchie from Medigas.
Family and friends will be received at the Barclay Funeral Home, 1033 Prince Street in Lansdowne on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The Liturgy of the Christian Funeral will be Celebrated at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Lansdowne on Saturday August 31st, 2013 at 9:30 am. Interment St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Smiths Falls at 2 pm. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the St. Lawrence Medical Center in Lansdowne would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Messages of Condolence may be sent online at www.barclayfuneralhome.com.
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