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Kathleen "Kay" Bernice (Firby) Chamberlain

February 11, 1933 ~ August 27, 2020 (age 87)


 Kathleen Bernice "Kay" Chamberlain of Dutton, formerly  Shedden, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family in her 88th year. Beloved wife of the late Carl Chamberlain [2017]. Dear daughter of the late Ken[1988] & Grace [1983, Marshall]. Adored mother of Debbie [Dan Logghe], Pat Stannard, Karen  Olmstead, Dave [Catherine] & Paul [Terri]. Proud Grandma of Karey [Jenn], Jamie, Bryce, Bev [Neil], Kim, Valerie, Joe, Jeff, Charlotte [Steve], Marshall, Mackenzie, Douglas, Aidan & Ellie. Great-Grandma to Mackayla, Peighton, Lucas, Lilly, Malin &  Juliana. Sister and sister-in-law of Reg [2019,Joyce], Don [2003, Chris], Pauline Patterson [Bill, 2016], & Ruby Silcox [Bob 2016]. Kay was born in Iona, and lived most of her life in the  Shedden area; 12 years in Cowal with her young family, and  finished her life in Dutton at Bobier Villa. She taught public  school in McBrides and them became a music teacher for several  schools.  When Southwold school opened, she began teaching  there.She taught private piano lessons for years and in 1988  started her group lessons in Music for Young children. She played for a variety of churches including Lawrence Station,Cowal, Shedden, Fingal and Port Stanley.
Kay spent hours volunteering with her church groups,with Women Institute and the Christmas Shoppe to name a few. She and Carl  led sing-a-longs at senior homes weekly and for 35 years volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She loved to share her enjoyment in music.
Our heartfelt thanks to Bobier Villa ,Dutton,for the wonderful care she has received in the final 8 years of her life. We will  miss our Bobier family. In memory of Kay, donations may be made to Dutton Bobier Villa Recreation Dept.,Talbotville United Church or Canadian Alzheimer Society. Donations can be e-transfer  to, or by cheque please.
A private Funeral Service by invitation only will take place at  the McIntyre Cemetery.  Arn Funeral Home, 193 Shackleton St,  Dutton 519-762-2416 entrusted with arrangements.

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