TRAVALIA Catherine

Posted: December 17th, 2014

CATHERINE TRAVALIA, beloved wife of Walter Travalia, of Lethbridge, passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the age of 87 years. Besides her loving husband, Catherine is survived by her daughter Joan Carter of Lethbridge and grandchildren Tim (Dianne) Carter, Terry (Shelley) Carter, great-grandchildren Larae, Marshall, Nicole and Blake, sisters Agnes (Roy) Craik, Anita (Fiore) Berlin, brothers Tony (Lorraine) Van Leuken and John (Audrey) Van Leuken, sisters-in-law Susie Van Leuken, Beth Walker and Evelyn (Ben) Herter as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Marinus and Maria Van Leuken, brother Marineo (Doc) Van Leuken, son-in-law Ben Carter, brothers-in-law William Travalia and Peter Walker and sister-in-law Rose Travalia. Catherine was born in Coalhurst, AB, and married the love of her life, Walter in 1945. They spent 70 wonderful years together. She was a devout Catholic and attended St. Basil\’s Church regularly. She was a lifelong seamstress and forged many lasting friendships with the people she sewed for. She loved reading, camping and time with her family. Nana\’s great-grandchildren were the light of her life and a great source of love and pride for her. A Private Family Service will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME

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