Ferguson, Catherine “Kay”: 64, Spryfield, passed away on December 26, 2008 at her residence. Born in Halifax, she was a loving daughter of the late Gerald and Mabel (Keel) Ferguson. Kay had been employed with HRM for 27 years, where she made many good friends. Kay enjoyed children, especially her nieces and nephews, who meant the world to her. She had been involved with Brownies and Sunday School. She enjoyed crocheting, ceramics, reading and volunteering. Kay was very close to her family and never forgot an important date. She enjoyed spending summers on the deck at the family cottage. She was always concerned about others and was always more than willing to babysit. Kay loved the freedom of driving her car, but most of all, Kay will be forever remembered for her Famous Sugar Cookies. She will be lovingly remembered as our older sister and never forgotten. Kay is survived by her sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Cameron (Barry Forbes), Halifax, June Atkinson (Gary), Dartmouth, and Jo-Ann Ferguson, Kentville, a brother, Robert “Bob” Ferguson (Heather), Herring Cove, 4 nieces, 4 nephews, 3 great-nieces, and 1 great-nephew, as well as many precious friends.
Cremation has taken place under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Road, Halifax, NS (477.5601), where visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 30, 2008 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM from the funeral home chapel, with Rev. Patricia Malin as clergy. A private family interment will take place at St. John’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in memory of Kay to any children’s charity of the donor’s choice. Words of comfort may be sent to the family by visiting www.walkerfh.com.