Passed away on January 3, 2017 at Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 83 years. Kathleen was born in Grandois on February 6 1933.  The first born of Edward & Alice Alyward, she grew up on Fishot Island with her four sisters Teresa, Josephine, Marie and Gertie and with three brothers Francis, Edward and John.  Kathleen met the love of her life while teaching a Conche.  James Woodford and Kathleen were married on July 19 1953.  Tragically, James died at an early age while relocating the family to Goose Cove, leaving Kathleen to raise 13 children.  Kathleen was always very devoted to her faith and family.  She was at her happiest when the family were around her, especially on a Sunday, when everyone gathered at Mom’s for dinner. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories, her chiildren Leone, Josephine (Dan), Mary (John), Beth (Cyril), Alice (Wade), Bertha (Gregory), Matilda (Mark), Terry, Edward (Wendy Dale), Darren (Debbie), Wanda (David), James (Coleen), Keith (Gaye); 27 Grandchildren, 21 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great- Great Grandchild; siblings John (Pauline), Francis (Bernadette), Josephine (Dorm), Gertie (Ambrose), Marie (Bill); Sister-in-law Mildred McGrath as well as a large circle of nieces & nephews, family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James, son Edward, her parents Edward & Alice, Brother Edward, Sisters Loretta and Theresa and son-in-law Dennis Troy. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral on January 6, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Fr. Lourdhu officiating. Cremation followed with burial taking place at another date. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.