In Loving Memory of Patricia Jean Mulholland
Patricia “Pat” passed away at East Kootenay Regional Hospital on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 after a courageous two year battle with cancer. She was 74.
Pat is survived by her loving daughter Corine (Rick) Armstrong, her greatest joy’s in her life, her three granddaughters Kerisa, Jessica and Natalie Armstrong, her step son Rod Mulholland, brothers Rolland (Betty) and Ronald (Chris). Pat had many nieces and nephews; those close to her heart were nephew Steven Stefanuk (Trish) and children David, Aaron and Dayna and niece Patti Grady (Dave) and children Nicholas Grady, Kyla Brass (Greg) and baby Ethan.
Pat was born in Truro, Nova Scotia in 1942. She moved to Cranbrook in 1960. She began her career with BC Tel as a telephone operator in 1966, where she held a 30 year career retiring in 1996. Pat was a life time member of TWU/Telus Communications Workers Union and was also a member of the Telus Community Ambassadors since 2000; working within the community raising money for different charities. During her retirement Pat volunteered at Key City Theatre for four years. She was also an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #24, and she was always very proud to march in the parades.
Pat had a zest for life and loved to play golf with her dear friend Betty and “in the day” belonged to the Cranbrook Parachute and Skydiving Club. She loved all of her “Telus” girls who all had a special place in her heart, as well as her neighbour Jackie.
Pat was predeceased by her mother Phyllis Durning, father Carl Durning, sister Joyce Stefanuk, sister Geraldine Golden & brother Doug Durning.
A service for Pat will be held at McPherson Funeral Home in Cranbrook on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm followed by a toast at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #24 in Cranbrook.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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