Kit as honourary Hawaiian
Catharine Anderson
  • 88 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 30, 1921
  • Date of passing: Jul 18, 2010
Let the memory of Catharine be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Catharine Anderson, 88, born on September 30, 1921 and passed away on July 18, 2010. We will remember her forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by craig charlton on 24th July 2014

"Kit was a shining light in the Ukulele Club and the Hawaiian Serenaders Group, here at Laguna Woods Village.  We enjoyed her
cheerfulness and her teaching and ukulele playing skills.

Craig Charlton
July 24, 2014"

This tribute was added by Shirley R. Harper on 18th July 2011

"I think about Kit from time to time...What a great friend she was...A wonderful person...My getting to know her was through our Uke Group in Laguna Woods Village.  She loved Hawaiian music especially, I would say, and she often did hula dances as group strummed their ukeleles!"

This tribute was added by Lois Dunlap on 18th July 2011

"Kit Anderson was one of the finest women I have ever met. I admired her cheerful personality and her unending desire to learn. She was a good and dear friend and I am so glad that I got to know her."

This tribute was added by Lois Dunlap on 5th September 2010

"Kit Anderson was one of the most delightful people I have ever met. She was full of life and energy and was an inspiration to me.Even though I had not seen Kit in several years, she always kept in touch at Christmas and recorded the many activities in which she was involved. She was a treasure."

This tribute was added by Mel Kernahan on 19th August 2010

"Thank you Kit. You were a light in my life though I knew you such a short time. We shared a passion for the music and history of the South Pacific that made our ukulele sessions so alive. I miss you."

This tribute was added by Tonya Rawie on 19th August 2010

"Kit and I first met via email while doing research on our Williamson genealogy. It wasn't long after that we met in person and shared some stories. She was a wonderful lady."

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 18th August 2010

"From Phyllis Feemster: Although I only had the pleasure of being with Kit a few times, I found her very friendly - one who puts one at ease immediately. She was very talented, creative, and artistic."

This tribute was added by Dick Mullineaux on 13th August 2010

"Kit and my wife, Karen, had a long close relationship.  Hawaiian music and dance brought Kit to our house every week for Hawaiian dancing.   Kit was a sweet lady but also very determined."

This tribute was added by Suann Dayal on 13th August 2010

"A very special lady who brought happiness to many people.Our best wishes to your family at this sad time from Herbie and Suann Dayal(nee Pascall) London UK"

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 4th August 2010

"From Craig and Carol Charlton: Kit worked faithfully for many years as the Uke Club Librarian, printing song books  for members.
I will greatly miss her cheerfulness, fine character, and friendship."

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 4th August 2010

"From Craig and Carol Charlton: My association with Kit was in the Laguna Woods Village Ukulele Club.  She was always pleasant and helpful in giving lessons to fledgling ukulele students in her home."

This tribute was added by tanja cosovic on 4th August 2010

"She was a very good person and a true lady. You could sense goodness in her at the first glance.  I hope her energy lives on in the nature she loved."

This tribute was added by jane anderson on 2nd August 2010

"My husband and I had the unique pleasure of spending time with Kit and her family for the past few years. She was a remarkable lady whom I admired and respected in so many ways. I will miss her."

This tribute was added by jean lamoon on 28th July 2010

"Jean and Lawrence Lamoon lit a candle on 28th July 2010
A kind and loving lady who gave much joy to Eric in their time together. Fondest memories of Kit who holds a special place in our hearts."

This tribute was added by carol charlton on 27th July 2010

"Kit was a lovely person who was always helping others.  She always seemed very calm and poised.  Our Uke Club and Hawaiian Serenaders just aren't the same without her."

This tribute was added by carolyn rorman on 26th July 2010

"I haven't been around much in the last two years.  But I do remember what a spark Kit added to the club.  It will be an honor to play at her "Celebration of Life".
Carolyn Rorman"

This tribute was added by Marilyn Freeman on 26th July 2010

"Kit was such a great friend.  She and Barbara and I went on a Ukulele cruise and she was a gas.  My husband and I took walks with her and had trouble keeping up!  I'll miss you, Kit."

This tribute was added by Shirley R. Harper on 26th July 2010

""We are really going to miss seeing Kit in Laguna Woods Village.  She was a part of so many activities here...I am grateful to the Lord for her many years with us...Kit was a wonderful friend!"

This tribute was added by alison prentice on 26th July 2010

"Wonderful to keep on learning about a favourite American cousin. I loved her lively mind and concern for family history."

This tribute was added by Catharine McNall on 24th July 2010

"Everyone who met Mom was struck by her sweetness, her love of people, her embrace of those from different backgrounds and cultures, and her many hobbies and interests. Ave atque vale, Mom. I miss you."

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 24th July 2010

"Here's our favourite family hymn When the Mists Have Rolled Away. Not a soulful performance, sorry!

http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/When_the_Mists_Have_Rolled_Away/midi/"

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 24th July 2010

"Here's Iz Kamakawiwo'ole Over the Rainbow --
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0xoMhCT-7A"

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 24th July 2010

"Here's Jake Shimabukuro Ukulele Weeps --
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSkP3uym5k"

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 24th July 2010

"Here's slack key guitar "Kalena Kai" --
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ckaYdtbWjA&feature=PlayList&p=518380A245633D81&playnext=1&index=20"

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 24th July 2010

"Re music:
I decided not to use the site's available background music for now. I'll provide links to some appropriate music in other candles."

This tribute was added by Judith Anderson on 24th July 2010

"I hope others will add remembrances and photos of Kit, who brought so much joy and love of life to us all. She was a beautiful person and a wonderful mother. I miss her very much."


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