Geraldine Joan KUHN (nee Hayes)

KUHN, Geraldine Joan (nee Hayes)

September 7, 1944 ~ June 7, 2008

Gerry passed away suddenly after a short battle with cancer on June 7, 2008 at the Royal Jubilee hospital in Victoria B.C. Gerry was born and raised in Brantford Ontario. In 1965 she graduated St. Joseph’s Nursing School as an R.N. in Hamilton ON. After graduation she worked in several acute care hospitals in Brantford ON, Kitchener ON, and in Guelph ON. Gerry and her family lived in Guelph ON, and in Chatham ON where she served 20 years with the Thamesview Lodge. In 1993 she completed her B.Sc.N from the University of Windsor. In 2002 Gerry moved to Qualicum Beach B.C. and worked at the Trillium Lodge in Parksville B.C.

Gerry retired in 2003 and became an active volunteer with the Oceanside Hospice Society and Poca a Poca Services Society. Gerry was an avid golfer. She was an active member of Pheasant Glen Women’s Golf Club.

Gerry is survived by her devoted and loving husband Richard of 38 years, son Allan, daughter MaryBeth — MaryBeth’s husband Drazen, and her two grandchildren Tomas and Adam. She is also survived by her mother Marion Bradley Hayes of Brantford ON.

Gerry was the kindest person in this world and she will be deeply missed. Thank you to the caring staff & volunteers of the Victoria Hospice Society.

Her funeral will be held at Church of the Ascension, 887 Wembley Road, in Parksville B.C., Saturday June 14th, 2008 at 11:00 am

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Oceanside Hospice Society or the Canadian Cancer Society