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Catherine 'Kay' Corkery

Born In: Florence, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: November 15th, 1915

Passed in: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: June 16th, 2010

Passed away on June 16, 2010, in her 95th year, surrounded by the love of her family.
Born in Florence, N.S. on Nov. 15, 1915, only daughter to George and Ethel (Norse) Snow.
Predeceased by five brothers; and husbands, Michael Corkery and Fred Hull.
Survived by numerous family members and friends including daughters, Pam, Cathy, Ann Marie, Carol, Donna, Wendy and son, Patrick, as well as several Corkery, Hodgson and Hull grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all living in Halifax, Cape Breton or other regions of Canada.
'Kay' as most people called her, loved to work in her garden on Herring Cove Road, where every piece of arable land between the many rocks was planted with flowers of all sorts. In later years, when her knees would not allow her, she would spread a blanket near the garden and weed while lying on her belly. During the cold winter months her house became a nursery overflowing with vegetation.
Her love of travel was fulfilled in her early-married life with Michael as he was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force and they were transferred around various parts of Canada. In her later life after Michael's death she partnered with Fred Hull and enjoyed adventure in Europe and exploring North America in their motor home.
Through her dedicated involvement with the Fairview Legion's ladies auxiliary, she blossomed socially, finding long lasting friendships and contributing to community service through the legion's many volunteer activities.
But Kay's ultimate expression of her love for life shone through when she danced. Whether at legion events or in her living room with her grandchildren, she could 'cut a rug' like no one else.
We will never be able to adequately express our gratitude to the wonderful staff of Citadel Court Unit at Parkstone Enhanced Care in Halifax, N.S. for their loving attentiveness and genuine friendship given to our beloved mother
Cremation will be followed by a private family memorial at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Kay's memory to the charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dana L. Sweeney Funeral Home, Lunenburg.





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