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Catherine Rudolph

Obituary of Catherine Rudolph

Age 85, Sherbrooke, passed away peacefully with family by her side on February 2, 2021 in Highcrest Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Born in Liscomb November 7, 1935 she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Ida (Gaskill) Green. In her early years the family lived in Halifax during the Second World War where she attended Joseph Howe Elementary. Then later returned to Liscomb where she spent many happy years with family and friends. She married the late Ernest Lloyd Rudolph on March 28, 1953 and the two resided in Liscomb, where she later worked as a telephone operator for Maritime Tel & Tel. In 1969 they relocated their family to Marie Joseph where they lived until 1999. Catherine loved her family and home and always welcomed friends in for a meal or a visit. An avid Chinese checker player she spent many hours teaching her children and grandchildren the game. She and Ernest were also long-time members of a local square dancing club and lifetime member of the United Church of Canada. Fondly remembered for her giving nature and wonderful sense of humour. In later years Catherine worked as a housekeeper at Liscomb Lodge and then as a caregiver with WeCare. She spent 65 years with her loving husband who affectionately called her Kitty. Survived by children, Ernest (Debbie), Hillsboro, Alta.; Gerald (Brenda), Ecum Secum; Larry (Nancy), Liscomb Mills; Scott (Natalie), Shelburne; Corey (Nicole), Shelburne; Sandra (Dennis Spears), Sherbrooke; Leah MacDonald (Juergen Wilkening), Grande Cache, Alta.; Jessie Hubley, Antigonish; Rachel (Wayne Baker), Liscomb; daughter-in-law, Heather, Liscomb; 26 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy. Predeceased by son, Kevin and infant daughter, June; brother, Vernon. Funeral service will be held Sunday, February 7th at 2 p.m. in St. Johns United Church, Sherbrooke. Family only inside the church; speakers will be outside the church for anyone else wanting to hear the service. Rev. Derek Elsworth officiating. Burial to follow in St. Johns Cemetery, Liscomb. Everyone welcome, social distancing and masks required. Family flowers only, donations may be made to The Activity Program at Highcrest Nursing Home or St. Johns United Church Cemetery, Liscomb. The family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff at Highcrest for their excellent care, especially the girls in the Alzheimer's unit for all they did for Mom. Online condolences may be directed to: www.crowellsfuneralhome.ca
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Sunday
7
February

Funeral Service

2:00 am
Sunday, February 7, 2021
St. Johns United Church
Highway 7
Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia, Canada
Family only inside, speakers outside to hear the service. Rev. Derek Elsworth officiating