McGUGAN, Kathleen Louise – Kathleen Louise (Kit) McGugan passed peacefully into eternity on February 23, 2023. Kathleen was the very beloved daughter of the late Bruce Alexander McGugan (1964) and Letitia Veronica Conlon McGugan (2000). She is survived by her loving family Frances Marie McGugan Gillis and the late William (Bill) Gillis of Michigan, USA; Sister Letitia Anne McGugan, OSU of Chatham, Ontario, Loretto Bernadette McGugan Cameron and her husband Terence of Sarnia, Ontario, Gail Madeleine McGugan Schertzer and her husband John of Sarnia, Ontario. She is predeceased by her brother Douglas Alexander McGugan and his wife Lorraine McGugan of lllinois, USA, and Vincent Murray McGugan and his wife Haydee of Maryland, USA. Kathleen was the cherished aunt of 21 nieces and nephews, 41 great nieces and nephews and 11 great-great nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. Kathleen will be missed by cousins in Scotland and the United States.
Kathleen was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario and began her business career in that city at the Catholic Family Counselling Centre. She was a former member of Holy Name of Mary Church and a graduate of the University of Windsor (1988). Kathleen moved to Toronto and after being there several years relocated to Sarnia, Ontario in 1976 and was employed at the former Petrosar Petrochemical Co., now known as Nova Chemicals and retired from there in the year 2000.
Along with helping her extended family, Kathleen was an active member of her community. Volunteering for the United Way of Sarnia Lambton, The Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart & Stroke Foundation. She was a past board member of the Family Counselling Centre of Sarnia Lambton. Kathleen was an active member of the Nova Ladies Lunch Bunch, a walking group and theatre/concert group. She was always grateful for the many friendships extended to her during her time in Sarnia. Kathleen was a member of Sacred Heart Church and a member of the Catholic Women's League.
Visitation will be held at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home, 431 Christina St. N, Sarnia, 4- 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2023. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2023 at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave., Sarnia. lnterment will be held at a later date Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Windsor, Ontario. As an expression of sympathy relatives & friends may send donations to The Heart & Stroke Foundation, 2300 Yonge St., Suite 1300, Toronto, ON M4P 1E4.
Kathleen will be greatly missed and we, as her family, will treasure her memory.
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