Kathleen Winnifred Mary BOAS


Kathleen Winnifred Mary

Kathleen (Kay) Boas passed away on Dec. 2, 2007 at the age of 101 at her daughter’s house on Cortes Island. She was born on 1st June 1906 in Wapella, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Rev. Charles Harrington. After graduating as a nurse she met and married the late Rev. Rollo Boas. In 1944 the family moved to B.C. where Rollo and Kay served for 10 years aboard the Columbia Coast Mission boat, the “Rendezvous”, taking the ministry and medical services to the upper gulf islands and the central mainland coast. The family then moved to California and later Rollo and Kay worked in the mission field in Fiji before retiring to their beloved Cortes Island. Kay will be fondly remembered by her daughters Louise (Hadley) and Yvonne (Thurmond), their husbands, her six grandchildren and 14 great – grandchildren. She will also be greatly missed by her long-time companion, Peter Jackel, and by many other good friends. A funeral service will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, 228 South Dogwood Street, Campbell River, at 2:00pm on Wednesday, December 12, 2007. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.


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