HAMILTON; Kathleen. 1931 – 2014. Kathleen Hamilton passed away on January 18 at Cascade Hospice. Kathleen was born in Vancouver, BC where she received her public and high school education. After four years of study at the, then, Vancouver School of Art where she graduated with Honours in 1954 and won a scholarship, she left for Europe to study and travel. Upon her return she set off for Montreal to study with the renowned Group of Seven artist Arthur Lismer, who specialized in children’s art education. Kathleen got her B.A. in Education from UBC in order to teach in British Columbia. She taught children’s art classes, High School and taught for many years at Fraser Valley College in the Fine Arts Department until she retired. Kathleen was an active member of the Baha’i Faith for over 60 years. She is survived by her sister Barbara Taylor (Oscar) and her nieces and nephews. In honour of her love of colour, we are asked to wear colour at her funeral which will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 24 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave, Chilliwack. Burial will be at Carman Cemetery followed by a reception at the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at www.woodlawn-mtcheam.ca.
Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home
45865 Hocking Avenue Chilliwack BC V2P 1B5 604-793-4555