Catherine (Cathy) Leone Hughes Thompson UE, R.N.
Catherine Leone Hughes
Thompson UE, R.N.
Passed away unexpectedly, after a brief illness, at the University Hospital in London on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in her 80th year.
Beloved wife of Don S. Thompson for over 56 years. Loving mother of Lori (Rob) Linton, Jennifer (Kevin) Neill and Chris Blum (Brad Cullen). Cherished Grandma of Andrew, A.J., and Scott Mackie, Grayson and Sterling and Kyle Neill and Amber (Tyler) Blancher, Danny and Shelby Blum, and Megan and Sadie Cullen.
She is predeceased her parents Daniel Hughes and Nellie Matthews and her brothers Wray, Maurice and Allan Hughes. She will also be fondly remembered by her sisters-in-law Doreen Cosby, Lillian Mannen, and Margaret Welch, and her brother-in-law Clayton Thompson, their families and many other nieces, nephews and friends.
Catherine was a Registered Nurse, working for many years at the Woodstock General Hospital and Dr. John Szasz's office. She was United Empire Loyalist, very active in genealogy, on the board of directors for WHAM, the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum , and was a master quilter having created hundreds of quilts over the years, and volunteered for many other worthy organizations which are too numerous to mention.
Friends will be received at the Beckett-Glaves Family Funeral Centre, 88 Brant Ave, Brantford on Saturday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 - 2 p.m.
A Funeral Service will follow in the chapel on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Interment on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 at 11 a.m.
Heart and Stroke Foundation , or the
Port Rowan Community Church
would be appreciated. Online condolences, donations, service details and
live funeral webcast will be available at
tree will be planted in memory of Catherine in the
Memorial Forest .
C. William Terry UE, UELAC President 2000-2002