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Friday January 4, 2013

REID, Kathryn (nee Shirriff)

On Monday, December 31st, 2012, in her 94th year under palliative care in Sunnybrook Hospital. Beloved wife of John Marshall Reid (predeceased). Adored sister of David William Shirriff and Elizabeth Pearcy Higgins (both predeceased). Loving mother of John (Shirley), David (Maria) and Rosemary Iggulden (Brian). Cherished grandmother of Andrew Lind (Heather), Natalie Burnard (Tom), Michael Iggulden (Joey), Melanie Frederiksen (Aren) and Amanda Roberts (Kevin). Special great-grandmother to Griffin and Ainsley Lind, Sophie and Henry Burnard, Blake and Garth Frederiksen. Dear sister-in-law to Winkie Shirriff and Stafford Higgins (predeceased). Beloved aunt to her attentive nieces and nephews. Good friend to many. KK, as she became known by her grandchildren, lived a rich and full life with grace and dignity, with kindness and concern for others. She loved cooking and good food, music and dancing, travelling and entertaining. Above all, she loved her family. She will be missed by all those who knew her. A service will take place at Grace Church on-the-Hill on Friday, January 11th at 11:00 a.m. A private interment will take place at a later date. Thanks to the staff at Briton House for making it home for Kathryn since 2005, to Living Assistance Services - particularly Veronica and Nadiya - for their loving care these last two years, and to the staff at Sunnybrook Hospital for comfort and support in her final days. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 2300 Yonge Street, Suite 1300, Toronto, ON, M4P 1E4.

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