HEALY Catherine

Posted: May 24th, 2016


Catherine Margaret Healy

“Ponokohkoomii” (Elk Calling) was born in 1947 at the Blood Indian Hospital, she passed away peacefully at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Center Lethbridge, AB on May 18, 2016 at the age of 68 years. Catherine will be lovingly remembered by her children Normie (Donna) Healy and Buffy (Husky) Healy; her grandchildren Kieven, Naomi, Lacey, Chase, Coleman, Bailey and Kiaayo; great grandchildren Hayden, Maizie and Brielle; siblings Tyrone Healy, Stanley Healy, Barbara Healy, Rosemarie Sweet Grass, Connie (Calvert) Many Grey Horses, Doris (Dale Jr.) Low Horn and Doreen (Randy) Sweet Grass. She had numerous Nieces and Nephews she was very proud of. Catherine is also survived by many relatives; Healys, Weasel Fat’s, Goodstrikers, Wadsworths, Crop Eard Wolfs, Eagle Speakers, Soops, Davis, Hind Bull, Spotted Bulls. She was predeceased by her parents Mike and Kate Healy, Brothers: John, George, Frederick, Earl, Daniel, Floyd, Chester Healy. Catherine attended St. Paul’s Residential School, Hamilton Jr. High and LCI where she completed her grade 12. Catherine had worked at Waterton Lake Resort and in her younger years she was crafty at beading, sewing, and back in her spare time she rode horses with her cousins, her favorite horse was Snorty. Up until her passing, Catherine’s highlight was spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren who were her pride and joy, she also enjoyed playing bingo. Until we meet again, Catherine will be sadly missed by her loving family and relatives. A Family service will be held at Eden’s Funeral Home (2424 5th Avenue, Fort Macleod) on Monday May 23, 2016 at 4:00pm. A wake service will be held at Old Agency Hall beginning at 6 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church (90 1st Avenue West, Cardston) on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 11:00am with Canon Allan McCuaig officiating. Interment to follow at Old Agency Cemetery.

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