Peterborough businesswoman Kathryn Windrem has passed away

55-year-old managing partner at BDO LLP was named Business Woman of the Year in 2009

Peterborough businesswoman Kathryn Windrem passed away on January 18, 2020 at the age of 55. (Photo: Kathryn Windrem / LinkedIn)
Peterborough businesswoman Kathryn Windrem passed away on January 18, 2020 at the age of 55. (Photo: Kathryn Windrem / LinkedIn)

Peterborough businesswoman Kathryn Windrem has passed away at the age of 55 after a long illness.

Windrem passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday (January 18).

A Lindsay native, Windrem was a certified general accountant and partner at BDO LLP in Peterborough for more than 35 years. She was a past chair of the policy board at BDO Canada LLP.

A long-time board member of the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce, Windrem served as the board chair in 2006.

She also served on the boards of the Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation (now known as Community Futures Peterborough) and the Innovation Cluster, and was a long-time member of the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough.

In 2009, Windrem was named Peterborough’s Business Woman of the Year.

She leaves behind her husband Richard Douglas, her son Johnathan Ronald, and her daughter Kandace Kathyrn Parker.

A celebration of Windrem’s life will take place from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 25th at Baxter Creek Golf Course (1702 Cedar Valley Rd., Fraserville) with eulogies at 3:30 p.m.

Condolences to the family may be made at ashburnhamfuneral.ca. The family would appreciate donations to Kawartha Food Share.

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