Kathleen (Kate) Margaret Pearse (nee Wright)
Kate rode her Goldwing to the sky on June 20, 2011 from Victoria, BC. Survived by husband George; daughter Diana (Kevin) and son Stephen; grandchildren Andrea (David) and Taylor; brothers Alan (Sharlene) and Bill (Angela); parents Don and Peggy; sister-in-law Jeannette; nieces and nephew; Amelia, Emily, Kristal, Davis and Zoe. Born in Ireland on July 26, 1954 and immigrated to Canada as a child. Kate attended Dufferin Crescent Elementary, Woodlands Junior Secondary and graduated from NDSS. She met her true love early in life and was happily married for 40 years. She loved being a mom, grandma and aunt. She enjoyed sewing, reading and finding a good bargain. Kate worked as a secretary, insurance agent, hospital unit clerk and accounts clerk. She enjoyed volunteering for Vancouver Island Kidney Patient Association and would always be there to help anyone out. She was taken too young and will be sadly missed.
A memorial service will be held at Sands Funeral Chapel, One Newcastle Avenue, Nanaimo on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 1pm. No flowers by request. Donations can be made in Kate’s name to the Diabetes Association or
Vancouver Island Kidney Foundation.
Sands ~ Nanaimo