In Memory of




Obituary for Kathleen "Kay" Woodward

WOODWARD, Kathleen Shirley “Kay” - Kay passed away unexpectedly at Hospice Wellington on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the age of 71years. Beloved partner of Stephen Woodward of 47 years. Cherished mother of Paul Woodward, Shawn Woodward, Michelle Merrick, Larry Woodward (Laurie). Proud and loving grandmother of Mike, Cody, Joshua, Jonathan and Preston. Beloved sister of Dianne Harris (Mike), Irene Campbell (Phonce), Elaine Sparkes (Steve), Ruth Simms (the late Reg), Glenn Young (Shirley), Ed Young, Jim Young (the late Barbara) Jean Carter and Margaret Russell (the late Eric). Sister-in-law to Beverely Barnes (Lee). Kay is pre-deceased by her parents Joseph and Dorothy (nee Brake) Young, her sister Blanch and brothers Larry and Rock. She will be forever loved by many nieces, nephews, friends, extended family and her fury friend Pogo and winged friend Pocko.

The family would like to thank her nurses on the 7th floor of Guelph General for being so compassionate and dedicated to providing her with comfort. A special thank you to her nurse Kelsey who took the extra time to explain and answer any questions or concerns the family had and a special thank you to the nurses at Hospice Wellington for making her last day as comfortable as she could have been. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. If so desired, donations to Hospice Wellington would be appreciated by the family. Online donations and condolences can be made at