Kathleen Marie Kinley

Kathleen Kinley passed away on June 5th in beautiful Port McNeill B.C. Kathleen was born in Omaha Nebraska on July 12, 1943 and raised in Seattle Washington U.S.A. She married and moved to Port McNeill in 1971 and began her adult life as a wife, mother and community leader. Kathy’s active leadership in her community helped shape what Port McNeill is today.

Kathy is preceeded in death by her mother Evelyn Whitaker and her father Richard Whitaker. Survived by her son and his wife Tony & Susan Kinley of Port Hardy B.C., her beautiful grandchildren Cole and Jamie-Lea, sisters & brothers Claudia of Seattle, Carol of South Carolina, Mary of Whidbey Island, David of Florida, Mark of Seattle and seven nieces and nephews. At Kathy’s request no services will be held. In lieu of flowers Kathy asked for you to donate to the Canadian Cancer Foundation. North Island Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements.

God saw you getting tired, the cure was not to be.

He wrapped you in his loving arms and whispered “Come with me”

You suffered much in silence; your spirit did not bend.

You faced your pain with courage, until the very end. You tried so hard to stay with us. Your fight was not in vain. God took you to His loving home and freed you from all pain.

You didn’t deserve what you went through.

And so He gave you rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best.


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