Catt, H. Ross Alison
December 3, 1923 ~ October 24, 2011
H. Ross Alison Catt passed away peacefully, with his wife at his side, at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. Born in Nanaimo, Ross left home at age 18 to serve in WWII. He returned to Nanaimo in 1993 after many years abroad and in Ottawa. He was predeceased by his parents, Sydney and Eliza; first wife, Dorothy; brothers, Herbert and Alan.
Ross will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 22 years, Barbara; children: Libby (Jim), Russell (Sue), Bert (Linda), Marian (Harry); grandchildren: Joy, Robin, Corey, Anna, Laura, Greg, Maren, David, Michael, Sarah, Melanie; great grandson, Tal; step-children: Karen (Mike), Colin (Monique), Kelli (Tony), Cameron (Laurie); 10 step-grandchildren, and nieces, Lianne and Sharon; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ross served his country for over 50 years in many ways. He was a navigator in WWII, member of the RCMP, Military, and Federal Government. He was passionate about his family, flying his airplane, Newcastle Island, jogging, crosswords, and candlelight dinners. Ross volunteered at the Military Museum and was active in all church activities. He was proud to support many charities.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 6234 Spartan Road, Nanaimo. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ross may be made to the charity of your choice.
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