Eugene and Mary Ellen Katchin

Eugene Ernie Katchin, born on February 23, 1944, passed away on December 8, 2023, followed by his beloved wife Mary Ellen Katchin, born on December 12, 1948, who departed just three short months later on March 11, 2024. They shared 55 happy years of marriage together. Residents of Victoria for the past 18 years, they served as Resident Managers of the Maydorf Apartments on Quadra Street during their semi-retirement. Previously, they owned and operated the the historic Beaverdell Hotel for 20 years. Prior to that they spent many years in construction working for BC Hydro. As per their wishes, there will be no memorial service, but donations to the Alzheimer Society or Canadian Cancer Society in their memory would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. Deepest condolences for your family’s loss! I knew them for only a short time but that Mary Ellen! What a character! So full of love and sparkle.

  2. Linda Flanagan

    Such a wonderful couple – they will be missed by all who knew them. Both hardworking with great senses of humour. Mary Ellen created amazing dinners, and had a lovely home.

  3. Lisa Balliston

    I had the pleasure of working with Mary Ellen through Brown Bros.
    She was a bright light and I always looked forward to her visits in the office.
    Rest well.

  4. We knew Mary Ellen and Eugene when they lived in Revelstoke. They were our neighbours. Such great people and we became good friends. Had a lot of good memories with them. They had their once a year pig roast and high water days in Beaverdell. Never forget the good times we had with them. I am going to miss my dear friends. May they rest in peace. Val and Will Solomon

  5. Wonderful caring couple here at Maydorf. Heartfelt condolences too family as well as friends as you let them go yet now. well lived lives do leave behind great memories so enjoy them in you special memories now as they rest in peace .

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