Kathleen Margaret (nee Speltz) MALOUGHNEY


Kathleen Margaret (nee Speltz)

Kathleen Maloughney passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 86 years. She was born November 05, 1927 in Eston, Saskatchewan. Kay moved to Saskatoon to study nursing and graduated from St. Paul school of nursing in 1947 as a Registered Nurse. Kay worked in Saskatoon and then moved to the states and worked in Denver and at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Kay married Thomas Patrick Maloughney on August 17, 1957. Tom and Kay moved frequently throughout their lives together for Tom’s work. Communities included Regina (where Patrick was born), Medicine Hat (where Robert was born), Camrose, Bonnyville (where Maura was born), Hanna, Daysland and Ponoka. Tom and Kay retired while living in Ponoka and Kay moved to Red Deer in 1993. Kay worked as a registered nurse in all the communities they lived in. She was the Matron of the new Auxillary Hospital in Hanna and she started the Home Care Program in Daysland. Kay was always involved in the Catholic Church and the CWL. Kay was predeceased by her parents, Leo and Hedwig (Lenerz) Speltz; her husband Tom; and her siblings, Clara Wray, Helen Bowron and Ronald Speltz. Kay leaves to mourn her loss her children, Patrick and granddaughter Danielle; Robert and Pam and grandchildren Jessica, Sean and Brynna; and Maura and Mike and grandchildren Matthew, Aidan and Cailin; and her sister Irene Hughes. A Prayer Service for Kay will be held at Eventide Funeral Chapel, 4820-45 Street, Red Deer on Thursday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at Sacred Heart Parish, 5508 48A Avenue, Red Deer, on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society, 105, 4419 50 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 3Z5.

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