It is with heavy hearts we announce the loss of our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, special aunt and friend of many; Katherine "Kathy' Avakian at the GNGH on Tuesday August 9, 2022 in her 88th year. Predeceased by her late husband Mike Avakian Sr. (Smokey) 2002. Survived by her daughter Gloria-Jean Kazangian (Kirk), Michael Avakian Jr. (Diane) and grandchildren, Nicholas (Shirley), Sabrina, Michelle (Dan), Kathleen (Elmer), Robert (Eden), her 10 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, sisters-in-law Nellie Avakian and Susan Rosko (Jan) and Aunt Joan Moligian. Dearly missed by her special friend and soulmate Bill Nestorovich. Mom enjoyed many family get-togethers through the years. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, eating at different restaurants, and long drives in the country.
A private family service and burial will take place at a later date.
A special thanks to the wonderful staff at the Niagara Falls Trillium Unit for all of their compassion and extraordinary care.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Niagara Hospital Foundation would be appreciated
Online condolences may be shared at www.pjdartefh.ca