8:30 a.m., May 23)
Catholic school board trustee passes away
By Fred Sherwin
Ottawa Catholic School Board is mourning the loss of Beacon
Hill, Cyrville/Innes trustee Katalin Sheskay after she
suddenly passed away last Thursday. She was 61.
was elected to the board in 2006 to represent the area
of Beacon Hill, Cyrville/Innes after a lengthy career
in public service that included stints with Habitat for
Humanity, the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, the Beechwood
Cemetery Foundation and the Waupoos Foundation.
was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal
in 2002, the United Way Community Builder Award in 2005
and the Women of Distinction Award from the YMCA/YWCA
is survived by her husband Glen, son Glenn, daughter-in-law
Heather and grandchildren Evan and Brendan.
will take place in the Sacred Space of the Beechwood Cemetery
National Memorial Centre 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa,
on Friday, May 25 from 1 p.m. until the Memorial Service
at 2 p.m. A reception will follow from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
story was made possible thanks to their generous support
of our local business
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