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Obituary for Kathleen "Kay" Vanderwater (Kirby)

VANDERWATER, Kathleen “Kay” Lenore – of Belleville, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, at Hospice Quinte, on Saturday, October 21st, 2023, at the age of 95. Dear daughter of the late Robert & Lillian Kirby (nee Armstrong). Cherished wife of the late Glen Maxwell Vanderwater. Loving mother of Peter Vanderwater (wife Dianne & the late Gail), of Moira, and the late John Vanderwater. Also lovingly remembered by her grandchildren, Chris Vanderwater, Michelle Croft, Dawn Herrington, and Johnathan Daynard, and by her great-grandchildren, Kaylee & Ashley Vanderwater, Alicia & Courtney Croft, Alex & Gavin Barclay, and Lillee & Jace Daynard. Dear sister of the late Dorothy and Elizabeth. Kay was a Teacher for 16 years, a Bus Driver for 5 years, a Telephone Order Taker at Sears for 16 years, while also working as a superintendent and owner/operator of the family business of Janitorial Services and Window Cleaning.  Kay and Glen also flipped houses, 20 in total. Kay was a devoted member of Quinte Bible Chapel in Belleville, and will be missed by all her church family. Visitation will be held at Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273), on Wednesday, October 25th, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held in the chapel of Steele Funeral Home, on Thursday, October 26th, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Ross Harrington officiating. Interment Moira Cemetery. If desired, donations in memory of Kay may be made to Hospice Quinte.