It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Catherine Ann 'Cathy' Cormier, age 60, on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax.
Cathy was born in New Waterford and lived most of her life in Halifax, later retiring to Kingston, Nova Scotia. She was an early cancer survivor and went on to have a 32 year career as an RN in the Ophthalmology Department of the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax.
Cathy loved to watch figure skating; attending and volunteering at regional competitions. She had great joy serving as a member and volunteer of the Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses.
Cathy is survived by her parents, Wilfred and Veronica Cormier; brother, Brian (Wendy) Cormier; sister, Lisa (Mike) Hickey; niece, Gillian (Sean) Street; nephew, Andrew Cormier; nieces, Kelly Hickey and Kara Hickey.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. in V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith Street, New Waterford. A Funeral Mass of celebration will take place Saturday, January 27 at 10 a.m. in the Parish Church of St. Leonard, Mount Carmel Avenue, with Father Ray Huntley officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Plummer Avenue, New Waterford. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cathy's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: www.vjmcgillivray.ca.