Kitty (Kathleen Grace) Mahood of Calgary passed away at home very peacefully into the presence of her Lord on Thursday, December 18, 2008 at the age of 86 years.
Kitty grew up on the family dairy farm in west Calgary. She devoted her life to serving her Lord, to the family farms in west Calgary, Cochrane and Langley, BC, and to her extended family. Kitty trained to be a nurse’s aide and worked at the Calgary General Hospital. She cared for her father and mother in their latter years. Kitty was an active and valued member of the Valleyview Presbyterian Church community. She, together with her brother Sam, enabled the move of Ambrose University College to the original Mahood farmstead in west Calgary.
She is survived by her loving brothers Samuel and William (Bill) and his wife Mary and loving sister Jennie Taylor and her husband George, and numerous nieces, great nieces and nephews and great nephews. Aunt Kitty will be greatly missed by her extended family. She was predeceased by her father John Mahood, mother Sarah, sisters Suzanne, Harriet, Gladys, Bertha and brothers Joe and Teddy. The family wishes to express sincere and heartfelt gratitude to her caregivers, Zandra Ricarte and Jas Singh, who enriched Kitty’s last months by providing exceptional care.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, December 28, 2008 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
A Graveside Service will be held at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens (Lower Springbank Road and 17th Avenue S.W.) on Monday, December 29, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. Funeral Services will be held at Valleyview Presbyterian Church (7655 – 26th Avenue S.W.) on Monday, December 29, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Kitty Mahood, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences