CASEY, Katherine Anne
Katherine Anne Casey, born Mary Margaret Shannon, passed away peacefully at her home in Chilliwack, BC on July 16, 2015. Her husband of 18 yrs, Lawrence Casey was at her side. She was graciously called home to find peace with her creator after a year long battle with cancer. Born in Halifax, NS, on January 4, 1951, Kathy was the biological daughter of Mary (Shannon) Pye. She was adopted as a toddler and raised by Yvonne (Ultican) and Walter Daley of Benjamin River, NB. As an adult Kathy worked as a Red Cross Homemaker in the community she grew up in. In 2006 Kathy moved to Chilliwack, BC to spend time with her daughters and grandchildren. Kathy enjoyed sewing, baking, telling stories and writing. Reading was her absolute passion and one of her greatest comforts. She will be remembered for her strength, her generosity, her friendly nature and her many dreams. She is survived by her husband Lawrence; daughter Paddye (Bert), son Shawn, daughter Sharon (Larry), son Arthur; grandchildren Adam, Shane, Christina, Maya, Autumn, Taylor, Alex, Shannon as well as her great grandson Lennon. She is also survived by brothers William, Glen, George, Joe and sister Ann and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her mother Mary, her brother John and her adoptive parents Walter and Yvonne. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Alano Club at 46035 Victoria Ave, Chilliwack, BC on the 15th of August, 2015 at 1:30pm. A graveside service is to be held in Jacquet River, NB at a later date. The family would like to thank Dr. Lisa Legresley for many years of compassionate care as well as the home support nurses of Fraser Health for their dedication to her comfort in her final months. Donations to Ruth and Naomi’s Mission are welcome.