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Manila KaterynaMANILA, Kateryna "Kathleen" Manila   -  OCTOBER 12, 1920 – OCTOBER 6, 2022  

It is with great sadness that the family of Kathleen (Kay) Manila (nee Twasnick) of Oshawa, Ontario announce her peaceful passing at Fairview Lodge in Whitby on Wednesday October 5 just a week short of her 102nd birthday.

Predeceased by her parents Andrew and Lydia, husband Stanley, her sisters Mary, Ann and Victoria (Vicky) and brother Edward (Eddie).

Mother of Andrea (Ron) and Linda (Kevin) and grandmother to Nikki (Jeff), Erica (Corey), Jordan (Anna) and Dean. Great-grandmother to Brandon, Jocelyn and Mya.

Kay was a Durham resident all her life.

She worked at Duplate during WW2 making the windshields for the Lancaster and Hurricane bombers.

After raising her two daughters, she went on to work at General Printers until she retired in 1985 at the age of 65.

She enjoyed softball as a youth and Bingo, bowling and knitting as an adult.

She loved cooking her Ukrainian cuisine for her family. She also enjoyed going to her cottage in Coe Hill on Wollaston Lake. You would also find her cheering on her favourite baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays.

She adored visits with her grand and great grandchildren. Kay will be fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews and other family and friends.

A visitation for Kathleen will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street, Oshawa, Ontario.

A funeral service will occur Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM in the chapel.

A burial will occur at Thornton Cemetery, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa, Ontario. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Kathleen's memory may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Manila family.