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Catherine Simpson

Catherine Anne Simpson of Grand Falls-Windsor, aged 64, passed peacefully away at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre on February 20, 2018, with her loving husband and son by her side. Predeceased by parents Robert and Margaret (Goulding)
Catherine Anne Simpson of Grand Falls-Windsor, aged 64, passed peacefully away at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre on February 20, 2018, with her loving husband and son by her side. Predeceased by parents Robert and Margaret (Goulding) Simpson. Left with fond and loving memories are husband Jerry Oxford; son William Oxford and his partner Sing-Lung Wong; aunt Maude Goulding; cousins Helen Gabriel, Janet Rideout, Bill Hiltz, and Allan, William, Russell, Susan, Stephen, and Andrew Goulding and their families; mother-in-law Esther Oxford; brothers-in-law Malcolm, Harold, and Barry Oxford and their families; sisters-in-law Glenda Reid, Wanda Hunt, Barbara Anstey, and Betty Rideout and their families; lifetime friend Beverley Lane; close friends Pauline and Mort Power, Sharon and Ross Kendall, and Sharon and Dave Stoodley; and a large circle of friends and acquaintances. Cathy’s life was filled with art, writing, and music. She touched the lives of many young people as a primary school teacher in Central Newfoundland and in Dundee, Scotland, as a teacher of private piano lessons, and as the author of four popular children’s books. Her creativity, intellect, and passion will be greatly missed. Special thanks to the staff at Daffodil Place and the nurses and staff at the Health Sciences Centre (4 North A and the ATP clinic) and the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre. At Cathy’s request, cremation has taken place. Relatives and friends may visit the family at Hoskins Funeral Home, Grand Falls-Windsor, from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Friday, February 23. A celebration of life will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. Ian Wishart at 2pm on Saturday, February 24 at St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church, Grand Falls-Windsor. Interment will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Cathy’s memory may be made to St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church or Daffodil Place.

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