West, Kathleen Elizabeth

West, Kathleen Elizabeth

June 26th, 2015

At University Hospital, Palliative Care Unit, on Friday, June 26th, 2015, in her 77th year.  Beloved wife of Kenneth for the past 50 years.  Loving mother of Susan (Naresh) and David (Sherry).  Greatly loved by her grandchildren Chantal, Kiran, Shayne, and Cameron.  Sister of Gerald Phillips (Bonnie), of Dutton, and sister-in-law of Carol (Ted), of Florida, and Edith, of Ingersoll.  Predeceased by her granddaughter Dana, her brother William, of Ingersoll, and her sisters-in-law Violet (Wally), of Ingersoll and Bev.  A heartfelt ‘thank you’ to Dr. Koivu, Dr. Manji, Dr. Khot, and Dr. Rukavina, as well as to all of the staff and nurses on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors at University Hospital for their excellent care in Kathy’s time of need.  Visitation will be held on 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, July 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., with Rev. Ruth Ferrier officiating.  Private interment at Ingersoll Rural Cemetery.  Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Kathy are asked to consider the L.H.S.F. - London Regional Cancer Program. 

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Ted & Carol SobotaMy heartfelt sympathy to my brother, Ken, his children, Susan & David, & all the family members. Kathy was always a great example of grace, integrity, goodwill & strength in character. She is leaving behind a great legacy for all. She will be missed by so many. A famous quote which certainly applies to her is "To live in the hearts of others, is not to die". She will be remembered. Love you, Kathy, & we have been blessed to have you as our sister-in-law. Ted & Carol
Dick & Janice White"Death leaves a heartache, no one can heal love leaves a memory, no one can steal." Kathy was a lady of great character and dignity. To Ken and his family our deepest sympathy.
Peggy and TonyDear Sue, Naresh, Kiran and Chantal, You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. With sincere sympathy, Peggy and Tony
Helen CurrieKen...my sincere sympathy to you & your family at this sad time...Kathy was a lovely woman who will be greatly missed by you, her family & many friends...my thoughts are with you...Helen
Dave TaylorKen, please know that both Pam and I are thinking of you and your family during this most difficult time. Kathy was a wonderful person, and we always enjoyed her company over these many years....great memories. Dave and Pam.
Debbie HothamDear Sue, Naresh and family , Our deepest sympathies to each of you in this time of loss. Sue, I will always remember the kindness your mom extended to us on our many times spent hanging out at their house growing up. She was a wonderful "Mom" to all of us and I will always fondly remember her. Our prayers go out to you and your family.
Susan & Glen CampbellKen, Please accept our heartfelt sympathies on Kathy's passing. We will so miss her with our neighborhood family activities. Our prayers are with you both always.
Bonnie, Ron and Tascha ParkinsonDear Ken, Susan, David and your families, our hearts ache for your loss. Kathy was such a kind, thoughtful friend to us. We have known each other for over 50 years. We will miss her lovely smile, sweetness and the many times we spent together. We will miss her terribly.
Anne, Dave, Cail and JonahAunt Kathy was small in stature but mighty in character. Always smiling and positive...an easy person to love and admire. She will be missed by us all but we will carry the memories of our time with her forever. We are lucky to have had Aunt Kathy in our lives. Our thoughts, prayers and much love are with you now Uncle Ken, Sue, David and your families.
Lauren VandervoortDear Chantal & family, Sending you big love to get through this tough time. I know that Kathy held a very special place in all your hearts, and especially enjoyed hearing about her from Chantal. Be well, Lauren
Al OttonDave, Sherry and family. I am so sorry to learn of the loss of your mother and grandmother. She will continue in you and your good deeds. My sincere condolences. Oz.
Vipul and DipikaDear Naresh, Sue, Chantal and Kiran Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. With warmest sympathy. Vipul and Dipika
Ron and DarleneKen, Susan, David, you have are deepest sympathy for your loss. You are in our thought and prayers.
Rick and Suzanne MartinKen and families, It is with great sadness that we've heard of Kathy's passing. We both have fond memories of her both at Free Press functions and especially at the BHL Raider baseball games. Our condolences go out to the entire family and especially you Ken. Sue and Rick
Carol JohnsonTo Ken and your family, I am so sorry to hear of the sad news of your wife's passing. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you at this time. Kathy was a lovely woman, so cheerful and ready with a smile and kind word. My deepest condolences, Sincerely, Carol Johnson
Carol ThorogoodKen and family, I am so sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. I remember Kathy as a lovely person with a wonderful smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you Ken, and with your family. Sincerely Carol
Irv BraceWe'll miss Kathy in Masonville Mall. She was one of our regulars there and was always cheerful and friendly.
Janet Rae Ken,Sue,Naresh,Dave,Sherry, Chantal,Kiran,Shane and Cameron; Kathy was a most caring and loving person, she touched the lives of everyone she met. We consider ourselves fortunate for knowing her. It was evident she loved all of you dearly. You are all in our thoughts at this tough time. Richard, Janet and Kalyn
Uncle Frank , Rick and Frances FitaOn behalf of our family , we are saddened by the passing of Kathy . We will miss her.
Greg & VickiKen, Susan and David. We are truly saddened by the news of Kathy's passing. We to have fond memories of Free Press functions. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Greg and Vicki
Joan ParkDear Sue, Naresh, Kiran and Chantal, So sorry to hear this sad news. You and your entire family are in our thoughts at this difficult time. With sincere sympathy. Joan and Don Park
Mohamed SolDear Sue, Naresh, Chantal, and Kiran, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Please accept our sincere sympathies. Mohamed and Reem Soliman
Bret SobotaWe are so sorry to hear of the sudden illness and the loss of wife and mother. We will pray for Aunt Kathy in her passing and peace for Uncle Ken, Susan, and David in their grief. Sincere condolences, Bret and Loris
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