“McKinnon – Kathleen Emily, 58, passed away peacefully
on Sept 15, 2014 at Vancouver General Hospital.
She was born in Chilliwack, BC on September 28th,
1955 to her parents Marjorie and Robie Hartling. She
was raised in the Lower Mainland and in Ottawa. On
October 23, 1976, Kathleen married Robert Glenn
McKinnon at Minoru Chapel. For the next 30 years
they lived in Richmond together raising their two sons.
Over her life, Kathleen shared much of her time and
talents in many volunteer roles throughout the community.
At the time of her passing she held a career in freight logistics.
Kathleen is remembered for her kind smile and for her
thoughtful nature. She was predeceased by her mother,
Marjorie Hartling and father, Robie Hartling. She is
survived and lovingly remembered by husband Glenn;
two sons, Kodi and Jesse; her three grandchildren, Kaleb,
Ceara and Morley; and her seven siblings, Janet, Robie,
Jo-Anne, June, Judy, Joy, and John and their respective families.
The family would like to thank Oliveira Funeral Home
for handling arrangements and also wishes to extend their gratitude
to staff at VGH for their compassionate and attentive care.
A private funeral is planned for family, as is a celebration of her
life for family and friends on September 28th, 2014 in Richmond. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation.
Rest in peace Sweetie”