Catherine Gauthier

Catherine Phyllis Gauthier

Catherine Phyllis Gauthier nee Paine, died peacefully on October 11th, 2015 in Abbotsford BC at the age of 92.

She is predeceased by husband Ben Gauthier Sr, her sisters Mary Phillips and Patricia Swanborg and her brothers Gordon Paine and George Paine and her beloved son Ben at the age of 19.

She is survived by daughters Bonnie Smit, Kathy (Ed) Gidinski, Donna (Bryson) Needham and Cindy Gauthier, and her 12 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her much loved son in laws, Bob Andersen and Casey Smit.

Catherine was born on February 6th, 1923 in Victoria, BC to Emily and George Paine. She was baptised on the 22nd of February, 1923 in St Andrews Cathedral Church in Victoria. She graduated from St Anne’s Convent in Nanaimo. She will be remembered for her faith and unconditional devotion to her family.

She will be buried with her precious son Ben in Hazelwood Cemetery.

Funeral service was October 17th.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.


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