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Catherine "Kate" Trenholm


Catherine "Kate" Trenholm

Catherine "Kate" Trenholm, 96, of Malden, occurred on Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Sackville Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.  Born in the County of Argyll, Scotland, Kate was a daughter of the Late Duncan and Ellen (Robertson) Hutchison and the widow of the late Driscoll Trenholm.

Kate had been a custodian at the CN Terminal for 15 years and had also worked for Marine Atlantic.  She was an avid hunter and enjoyed the outdoors.  She was a very hard worker who, together with her late husband, provided a loving home for themselves and their fourteen children.

Kate was a devoted mother, grandmother, great and great-great grandmother.

She be sadly missed by sons Lyman (Christine), Carl (Muriel), both of Cape Spear; daughters, Mona (Erwin) Wood, Truro, Darlene (Peter) Pierce, Quispamsis, Isabel (Arthur) Simpson, Hampton, NB, Margaret Anne (Danny) Edmunds,  Bonnie Arsenault and Elaine Gray all of Moncton, Betty Primmer, Wainwright, AB; many grandchildren, great, and great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, as well as her little dog, "Missy".

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Driscoll, sons, Larry, Harold, and Robert, a daughter, Norma; granddaughters, Sandra and Kimberly; brothers,  Drew, Andrew, Jack, Duncan, Magnus, George, Edward and Alistair, as well as her sisters, Sadie, Barbara, Helen, Isabel and Jean.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Funeral Homes.  A time of visitation will be held from their Port Elgin location at 3 West Main Street, (506-538-2241) on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm with a funeral service at the funeral home on Thursday at 2 pm. Pastor Carman Webb officiating.  Kate will be laid to rest alongside Driscoll in the Fernwood Cemetery.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Kate's caregivers, Gael Ryan and Christine for their care and compassion.

Donations in memory of Kate may be made to the Sackville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Extra-Mural Services (Sackville), or a charity of the Donor's Choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Kate's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.


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Service Date
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Service Time
2 pm
Service Location
Jones Funeral Home, Port Elgin

Visitation Time
2-4 & 7-9 pm
Visitation Location
Jones Funeral Home, Port Elgin

Burial Date
Burial Location
Fernwood Cemetery

Requested Charity
Sackville Memorial Hospital Foundation, Extra-Mural Services (Sackville), Donor's Choice