Saturday, September 11, 2010
RYAN, Catharine - Kathy Ryan (Blanchard) passed away at the Welland Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 in her 33rd year. Beloved wife of Barry Blanchard. Cherished mother of Ian and baby Joseph. Dear daughter of Rita and the late Larry Horton and daughter-in-law of Lillian Blanchard. Loving sister of Christina Roth (James) and sister-in-law of Sandra Biro (Mark) and Tim Blanchard. She will be lovingly remembered by her aunt Marion Summerfield, many cousins, friends and everyone in the Blanchard, Ryan and Horton families. Kathy was an avid go kart fan and had worked for Avondale and 7-11 for many years. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br 4 Ladies Auxiliary and the Women of the Moose (St. Catharines). The family will receive their friends at J.J. Patterson & Sons Funeral Residence 19 Young Street, Welland on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and Friday after 10 a.m. where Rev. Norm Perry will conduct the funeral service on Friday at 11 a.m. Private interment at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to a College Fund for her children. on line memories and condolences at www.jjpatterson.ca As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows - memories live.