kaye (2)Peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday March 31, 2013 surrounded by her family at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in her 73rd year, Kaye of Wasaga Beach, beloved wife of Jack O’Leary and the late Jim Walker (2008). Loving mother of Karen (Hal Napper) and  Scott (Michelle) Walker. Cherished grandmother of Courtney, Shayla, Amanda and Taylor – “Gran’s Girls”. Dear sister of Tom (Isobel) Fox, Jim (Anita) Fox, Angus (Barb) Fox and Carol (Jim Black). Kaye will also be missed by her dearest friend of over 64 years, Anna McGlade, her faithful companion Wullie, her many nieces and nephews, Jack’s children – Shan, Scott and Cindy and their families, her fellow Lions and Lioness and her many, many friends. Kaye devoted herself to her family and her communities. Kaye was a member of the Eastern Star and was always involved with her children’s organizations and activities. Kaye devoted herself to Lionism and was a long time Lion and Lioness with the Brampton and Wasaga Beach clubs and was a charter member of the Nancy Island Lions Club. She received numerous Volunteer Service Awards including the Lions highest honours – Helen Keller Fellowship and the Melvin Jones Fellowship. Her life long efforts were recognized as she was the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth ll Diamond Jubilee Medal. Her passion, love and sense of humour will be missed. Please join Kaye’s family for a Celebration of her Life to be held at the Wasaga Beach Rec/Plex, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach on Saturday April 7, 2013 at 1 o’clock. Reception and fellowship to follow. Remembrances to the Sarcoma Cancer Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by Kaye’s family. Arrangements under the direction of the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Wasaga Beach Chapel. For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to www.carruthersdavidson.com

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