Cathy Whitfield (Crawford)
November 28, 1953 – October 16, 2011
Cathy was born in New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on November 28, 1953 and passed away in Campbell River, BC on October 16, 2011.
Cathy is survived by her husband Brian Whitfield and her daughter Kari (Matthew) Trethway and son Adam, grand-children Ethan and Marie Catherine, sisters Diane McNamara (Kevin), Sally Wagg (Ron), Judy Hynes (Greg) and brother Freddy Crawford (Dorothy) as well as many nieces and nephews.
Cathy worked for the banking industry in various places through BC. Unfortunately in 2003 Cathy was diagnosed with Alzheimers and throughout her illness never lost her faith, her kindness to others and never complained.
A service to remember the life of Cathy Whitfield will be held at Yucalta Lodge on Saturday October 22, 2011 at 2.00pm. Cremation private. Cathy’s ashes will be returned to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia where she will be buried with her parents in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
If friends so desire, donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, 200-1585 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC V9S 1G4 1-800-462-2833.
Messages of condolence for the family may be left at
Campbell River Funeral Home