September 15, 1935 to February 16, 2011
Catherine Peter passed away in hospital in Vancouver, B.C. on February 16, 2011 at the age of 75. Born Katalin Horgos in Fehérvárcsurgó, Hungary on September 15, 1935, Catherine is survived by two daughters, Elisabeth and Lidia and two sons, Antal and Zoltan (Gale) as well as four grandchildren, Kimberly, Robyn, Ethen and Cidney.
Although she lived in Clearwater, B.C. for only a few years, she loved the scenery and her surroundings. She felt welcomed by the community and made many friends during this time. Special thanks to the staff at Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital, the community home care nurses and support workers and to the many other individuals who helped her fiercely hold on to her independence.
A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. on February 24, 2011 at the North Thompson Funeral Chapel followed by a tea. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon or the Canadian Diabetes Association.