Oct 1939 – Aug 2021
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Janet McCarthy (McDonald) Daughter, Sister Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother at 81, She left us early in the morning of August 2, 2021 in Kamloops, BC after a long 11-year battle with COPD.
Janet is predeceased by her Father Alexander (little Sandy), Mother Pauline, Sister Sherley (Vern), Brothers Alex (John) and Lorn.
Janet is survived by her youngest brother Wallace (Sandra) of North Delta. 4 children, Christine (Larry) Gunderson of Jansan, Sask., Sandra (Wally) Bourassa, Chuck (Tammy) McCarthy, Tammy (Glen) Baker all of Kamloops BC. She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren that she loved spending time with, and many nieces/nephews.
Janet was born on October 1 1939, in Estevan Sask., Janet attended Sacred Heart High School and then Scott Collegiate in Regina. Where she met and married Larry McCarthy (Bud). They moved the family to Kamloops, B.C. in 1966 – 1972 Janet returned to school where she earned her grade 12 Diploma (GED) at Caribou College and 1978 –1979 Janet returned to Caribou College Graduated top in her Business Program classes.
In 1975 Janet joined the 2305 Rocky Mountain Rangers Cadet Corp as the Administrator. And then started to attended Vernon Army Cadet Camp where she held various jobs. In 2004 Janet retired from Vernon Army Cadet Camp with 25 years (summer) in attendance. Janet was also the Commanding officer of the Kamloops and Merritt Cadet Corp.
Janet met a lot of new and old friends when she started working/ volunteering for Charities Bingo Hall as a floor runner.
There will be a gathering Oct 29, 2021 at Hillside Cemetery, 750 Notre Dame Drive. at 1:30, then at 2:00/2:30 there will be a luncheon at the Cadet Hall on 169 Briar Avenue.Print This Obituary & Condolences