Catherine (Kay) Pearl BARNES

Catherine (Kay) Pearl BARNES


Catherine (Kay) Pearl

Sept. 5, 1937 – Apr. 27, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Catherine Barnes, after a tiring (second) battle with cancer. Kay passed peacefully with family at her side in the early morning of Sunday April 27, 2014 at the age of 76 years old. Her strength and spirit lives on through family and friends, and she will be dearly missed by all. Catherine will be lovingly remembered, and is survived by her son, Bruce (Janet) Barnes, and her grandchildren, Blaine (Rose), Ryan, and Kendra Barnes, and Brad and Michelle Drummond. She will be dearly missed by her two great grandchildren (whom she loved to cuddle), Addisyn and Avery Barnes. Catherine also leaves behind her brothers and sisters: Charlie, Lorraine, Clarence, Art, Greta, Wilfred and Nina, and many cousins, friends, and other family members. Catherine was pre-deceased by her husband, William, and her daughter, Carol. Memorial Service will be held at Evan J. Strong Funeral Services (5502 2nd Street SW/ one block east of MacLeod Trail at 53rd Avenue SW) on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:00am. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Kay’s family through To the Rimbey Hospital and Staff we would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude to you for the care you provided Kay. You went above and beyond, and we will always been grateful. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Alberta Cancer Foundation: 1331 29 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Telephone 403.521.3433 and Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada: Suite 150, 110 Quarry Park Blvd SE Calgary, AB T2C 3G3 Telephone: 403.250.7090,

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