Catherine S Harrison
July 14, 1921 – November 19, 2018
HARRISON, Catherine Sterns – died on November 19, 2018 at Dartmouth, N.S. aged 97 years. She was the only daughter of the late Arthur Hare Weldon and the late Annie Catherine (Sterns) Weldon. Born in Dartmouth July 14, 1921, she was educated at Hawthorne and Dartmouth High (Greenvale) and graduated from Dalhousie University with a B.A. in 1942 and a Diploma in Education in 1943. She taught one year in Joggins, Cumberland Co. before marrying in October 1944 James L. Harrison, who predeceased her in April, 2006. Catherine raised her family in Dartmouth, NS, Edmonton, AB, Winnipeg, MB, and Kingston, Jamaica. She volunteered at Grace Hospital, Winnipeg and as a teacher’s aide for the Winnipeg School Board. On returning to Dartmouth just before Jim’s retirement, Catherine did literacy tutoring and joined the Dartmouth General Hospital Auxiliary, serving in several capacities. Surviving are her four children, Ann Louise (the late T. Richard) Flint, David James (Christina) Harrison, Robert Arthur Harrison, and Patricia Joan (Bernhard) Linnemann; nine grandchildren, Thomas James and David Bruce Flint, Melissa Lynn, Timothy Ross, and Kimberly Nicole Harrison, Lenore Catherine Walsh and Kerri Joyce Harrison, and Emily Ann Sanders and Natalie Rose Linnemann; and five great-grandchildren, Colton Ronald Fuchko, Kai Robert Walsh, and Maddox Danger Walsh, Charlotte Grace Sanders, and Rory Robert Sandilands. She is also survived by her younger brother, Richard Laurence (Joan) Weldon, their brother George Arthur (Frances) Weldon having predeceased her, and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held in Christ Church, 61 Dundas St, Dartmouth on January 9, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., with reception to follow in the church hall. Online condolences may be viewed or sent to: www.mattatallfuneralhome.com
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